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Area Code and Exchange (608) 804 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 804 for Area Code 608 covers the city of Genoa, Vernon County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 34' 35.9", W 91º 13' 27.48". This Exchange Code was introduced on 8 October 2008 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (608) 804-0000 to (608) 804-9999.

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

Technical Information for Exchange (608) 804

NPA/Area Code: 608
NXX/Exchange Code: 804
City: Genoa
County: Vernon
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: GENOA
OCN: 6274
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 8 October 2008
Latitude: 43.5766383
Longitude: -91.2242996
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 354
FIPS: 55123
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (608) 804

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 608-804 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.