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Area Code and Exchange (715) 510 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 510 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Nekoosa, Wood County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 18' 44.87", W 89º 54' 15.46". This Exchange Code was introduced on 27 March 2006 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 510-0000 to (715) 510-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 510

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 510
City: Nekoosa
County: Wood
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: NEKOOSA
OCN: 3839
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 27 March 2006
Latitude: 44.3124644
Longitude: -89.9042937
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55141
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 510

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 715-510 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.