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Area Code and Exchange (262) 336 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 336 for Area Code 262 covers the city of Waukesha, Waukesha County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 0' 42.04", W 88º 13' 53.33". This Exchange Code was introduced on 20 December 2012 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (262) 336-0000 to (262) 336-9999.

In this Exchange Code there are 1 telephone numbers that have been the subject of complaints to the FCC.

Technical Information for Exchange (262) 336

NPA/Area Code: 262
NXX/Exchange Code: 336
City: Waukesha
County: Waukesha
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: WAUKESHA
OCN: 6508
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 20 December 2012
Latitude: 43.0116784
Longitude: -88.2314813
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) 336

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 262-336 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.