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Area Code and Exchange (534) 201 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 201 for Area Code 534 covers the city of Rice Lake, Barron County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 45º 30' 21.85", W 91º 44' 17.61". This Exchange Code was introduced on 25 October 2017 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (534) 201-0000 to (534) 201-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (534) 201

NPA/Area Code: 534
NXX/Exchange Code: 201
City: Rice Lake
County: Barron
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: CAMERON
OCN: 7575
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 25 October 2017
Latitude: 45.5060682
Longitude: -91.7382251
New NPA:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55005
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes


Number Pooling in Exchange (534) 201

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 534-201 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.