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Area Code and Exchange (715) 605 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 605 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Boulder Junction, Vilas County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 46º 6' 47.82", W 89º 38' 40.54". This Exchange Code was introduced on 25 October 2002 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 605-0000 to (715) 605-9999.

In this Exchange Code there are 1 telephone numbers that have been the subject of complaints to the FCC.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 605

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 605
City: Boulder Junction
County: Vilas
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: BOULDERJCT
OCN: 6534
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 25 October 2002
Latitude: 46.1132832
Longitude: -89.6445947
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55125
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 605

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 715-605 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.