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Area Code and Exchange (608) 899 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 899 for Area Code 608 covers the city of Woodman, Grant County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 5' 23.94", W 90º 48' 4.46". This Exchange Code was introduced on 4 October 2017 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (608) 899-0000 to (608) 899-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (608) 899

NPA/Area Code: 608
NXX/Exchange Code: 899
City: Woodman
County: Grant
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: WOODMAN
OCN: 7575
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 4 October 2017
Latitude: 43.0899845
Longitude: -90.801238
New NPA:
LATA: 354
FIPS: 55043
CBSA Code: 38420
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Platteville, WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (608) 899

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 608-899 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.