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Area Code and Exchange (715) 396 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 396 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Owen, Clark County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 56' 54.89", W 90º 33' 51.49". This Exchange Code was introduced on 8 June 2001 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 396-0000 to (715) 396-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 396

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 396
City: Owen
County: Clark
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: OWEN
OCN: 0886
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 8 June 2001
Latitude: 44.9485796
Longitude: -90.5643019
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55019
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 396

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 715-396 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.