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Area Code and Exchange (608) 746 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 746 for Area Code 608 covers the city of Cuba City, Grant County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 42º 36' 20", W 90º 25' 47.46". This Exchange Code was introduced on 13 April 2017 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (608) 746-0000 to (608) 746-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (608) 746

NPA/Area Code: 608
NXX/Exchange Code: 746
City: Cuba City
County: Grant
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: FAIRPLAY
OCN: 3839
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 13 April 2017
Latitude: 42.6055549
Longitude: -90.4298502
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 634
FIPS: 55043
CBSA Code: 38420
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Platteville, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (608) 746

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 608-746 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.