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Area Code and Exchange (715) 448 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 448 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Maiden Rock, Pierce County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 33' 38.88", W 92º 18' 34.65". This Exchange Code was introduced on 4 February 1994 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 448-0000 to (715) 448-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 448

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 448
City: Maiden Rock
County: Pierce
State: Wisconsin
OCN: 1155
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 4 February 1994
Latitude: 44.5608007
Longitude: -92.3096252
New NPA:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55093
CBSA Code: 33460
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 448

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 715-448 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.