Area Code and Exchange (715) 691 in Wisconsin
Exchange Code 691 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Eland, Shawano County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 52' 13.9", W 89º 12' 54.41". This Exchange Code was introduced on 12 December 2006 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.
This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 691-0000 to (715) 691-9999.
Technical Information for Exchange (715) 691
NXX/Exchange Code: 691
Rate Center: HATLEY
Time Zone: CST
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Intro Date: 12 December 2006
Number Pooling: Yes
Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 691
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 715-691 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.