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Area Code and Exchange (608) 459 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 459 for Area Code 608 covers the city of Spring Green, Sauk County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 10' 30.97", W 90º 4' 4.45". This Exchange Code was introduced on 14 August 2009 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (608) 459-0000 to (608) 459-9999.

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

Technical Information for Exchange (608) 459

NPA/Area Code: 608
NXX/Exchange Code: 459
City: Spring Green
County: Sauk
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: SPG GREEN
OCN: 6274
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 14 August 2009
Latitude: 43.1752695
Longitude: -90.0679017
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 354
FIPS: 55111
CBSA Code: 12660
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Baraboo, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (608) 459

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 608-459 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.