608 Area Code

Get a Madison, Wisconsin phone number

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Wisconsin map showing location of area code 608 within the state

608 Phone Number





Major City:


The 608 area code is in Wisconsin, United States.

Area code 608 is in the Central time zone (UTC -6).

This area code covers Southwestern Wisconsin including Madison, Janesville, and La Crosse.

Nearby counties:

Wisconsin's are code 608 serves 20 counties, with the largest being Dane, Rock, La Crosse, Sauk, Grant, Monroe, and Green Counties.

Other nearby area codes includes:

Area Code 262 - Kenosha

Area Code 319 - Cedar Rapids

Area Code 507 - Rochester

Area Code 563 - Davenport

Area Code 641 - Mason City

Area Code 651 - St. Paul

Area Code 920 - Green Bay

Area Code 534/715 - Eau Claire

Area Code 779/815 - Rockford

History of 608

Area Code

The Wisconsin area code 608 was put in service in January 1955 and is almost at capacity. Relief planning has started and is being planned.

Things To Do Near

Area Code 608

There are many activities for locals + visitors to see and do in the 608 area code (Madison County).

Things to do in Madison, Wisconsin tend to includes Wisconsin State Capitol, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Olbrich Botanical Gardens and much more.

Wisconsin State Capitol

Explore the beautiful Capitol building and take a guided tour to learn about the state's history and government.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Visit the campus, including the Memorial Union Terrace overlooking Lake Mendota, and explore cultural and educational events.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

A stunning botanical garden featuring Thai pavilions, rose gardens, and a tropical conservatory.


in Madison

Some of the universities, colleges, higher education establishments in area code 608 are:

Beloit College

Edgewood College

Lakeland College

National Louis University

University of Wisconsin

This is not an exhaustive list, there are additional schools that may not be included

Why do people sign up for a virtual 608 number with Phoner?

People sign up for 608 virtual US phone numbers for a number of reasons.

For business

To be seen as local vendors - local numbers are more trustworthy than out-of-state phone numbers

For marketing purpose

So customers can remember their numbers easily or to be seen as local vendors as local numbers are more trustworthy than out-of-state phone numbers


To give online dating matches a 2nd phone number until they’ve gone on a date and trust each other

To buy and sell goods

For Craigslist, Facebook, eBay purchases or sales so that people don’t have your personal information and don’t bother you after the sale or purchase has been made

Nearby Codes

Frequently asked questions about local numbers

Can I buy a local 608 Wisconsin phone number?

Yes you can. To purchase a 608 number, download Phoner here, select a ‘United States’ number followed by ‘Wisconsin’ as the state. Once you have chosen an area code you can choose a number of your choice. Once you have selected a number to make calls or send texts you can subscribe and enjoy a 3 day free trial.

What are the other Wisconsin local area codes?

You can find the Wisconsin local area codes here.

Can I port my existing 608 number to Phoner?

Yes, you can port your 608 number to Phoner. We are working on an automated process, for now please email our support team so they can manually port your number.

Why Use Phoner

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