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Area Code and Exchange (715) 525 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 525 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Lake Tomahawk, Oneida County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 45º 48' 50.83", W 89º 35' 37.51". This Exchange Code was introduced on 6 August 2003 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 525-0000 to (715) 525-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 525

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 525
City: Lake Tomahawk
County: Oneida
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: LKTOMAHAWK
OCN: 6508
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 6 August 2003
Latitude: 45.8141202
Longitude: -89.5937534
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55085
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 525

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 715-525 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.