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Area Code and Exchange (262) 307 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 307 for Area Code 262 covers the city of Brookfield, Waukesha County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 3' 38.04", W 88º 6' 23.32". This Exchange Code was introduced on 15 March 2016 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (262) 307-0000 to (262) 307-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (262) 307

NPA/Area Code: 262
NXX/Exchange Code: 307
City: Brookfield
County: Waukesha
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: MILWAUKZN2
OCN: 6274
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 15 March 2016
Latitude: 43.0605671
Longitude: -88.1064787
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 356
FIPS: 55133
CBSA Code: 33340
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (262) 307

The initial set up of an Exchange was to have all 10,000 numbers (0000 - 9999) for a particular Rate Center allocated to the same local exhange carrier. With the advent of multiple carriers, allocating each one of them their own Exchange Code would be inefficient and soon use up the available number pools for a particular area. To counter this, some exchanges are split into blocks of 1,000 numbers, which can each be allocated to individual carriers. This cuts down on wasted numbers that aren't allocated as each carrier has a smaller pool available.

Number Pooling is activated in Exchange 262-307 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.