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Area Code and Exchange (608) 912 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 912 for Area Code 608 is located in the State of Wisconsin.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (608) 912-0000 to (608) 912-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (608) 912

NPA/Area Code: 608
NXX/Exchange Code: 912
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: DE FOREST
OCN: 007F
Time Zone:
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Unknown
New NPA:
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes


Number Pooling in Exchange (608) 912

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 608-912 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.