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Area Code and Exchange (262) 698 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 698 for Area Code 262 covers the city of Burlington, Racine County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 42º 40' 41.06", W 88º 16' 34.33". This Exchange Code was introduced on 1 June 2016 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (262) 698-0000 to (262) 698-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (262) 698

NPA/Area Code: 262
NXX/Exchange Code: 698
City: Burlington
County: Racine
State: Wisconsin
OCN: 7216
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 1 June 2016
Latitude: 42.6780726
Longitude: -88.2762026
New NPA:
LATA: 356
FIPS: 55101
CBSA Code: 39540
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Racine, WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (262) 698

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 262-698 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.