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Area Code and Exchange (262) 448 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 448 for Area Code 262 covers the city of Twin Lakes, Kenosha County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 42º 31' 52.07", W 88º 14' 53.33". This Exchange Code was introduced on 20 August 2002 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (262) 448-0000 to (262) 448-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (262) 448

NPA/Area Code: 262
NXX/Exchange Code: 448
City: Twin Lakes
County: Kenosha
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: TWIN LAKES
OCN: 5489
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 20 August 2002
Latitude: 42.5311294
Longitude: -88.2481461
New NPA:
LATA: 356
FIPS: 55059
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes


Number Pooling in Exchange (262) 448

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 262-448 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.