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Area Code and Exchange (262) 529 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 529 for Area Code 262 covers the city of Belgium, Ozaukee County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 29' 59", W 87º 51' 1.32". This Exchange Code was introduced on 8 June 2001 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (262) 529-0000 to (262) 529-9999.

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

Technical Information for Exchange (262) 529

NPA/Area Code: 262
NXX/Exchange Code: 529
City: Belgium
County: Ozaukee
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: BELGIUM
OCN: 0886
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 8 June 2001
Latitude: 43.4997212
Longitude: -87.850367
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 356
FIPS: 55089
CBSA Code: 33340
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (262) 529

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 262-529 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.