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Area Code and Exchange (715) 206 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 206 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Stanley, Chippewa County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 57' 35.88", W 90º 56' 13.5". This Exchange Code was introduced on 10 May 1999 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 206-0000 to (715) 206-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 206

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 206
City: Stanley
County: Chippewa
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: STANLEY
OCN: 6508
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 10 May 1999
Latitude: 44.9599657
Longitude: -90.9370846
New NPA:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55017
CBSA Code: 20740
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Eau Claire, WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 206

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 715-206 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.