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Area Code and Exchange (715) 319 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 319 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Superior, Douglas County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 46º 43' 14.79", W 92º 6' 14.69". This Exchange Code was introduced on 18 May 1998 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 319-0000 to (715) 319-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 319

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 319
City: Superior
County: Douglas
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: SUPERIOR
OCN: 6701
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 18 May 1998
Latitude: 46.7207737
Longitude: -92.1040796
New NPA:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55031
CBSA Code: 20260
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Duluth, MN-WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 319

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 715-319 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.