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Area Code and Exchange (715) 724 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 724 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Bloomer, Chippewa County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 45º 6' 0.86", W 91º 29' 19.58". This Exchange Code was introduced on 20 February 2008 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 724-0000 to (715) 724-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 724

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 724
City: Bloomer
County: Chippewa
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: EAGLEPOINT
OCN: 3839
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 20 February 2008
Latitude: 45.1002389
Longitude: -91.4887724
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55017
CBSA Code: 20740
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Eau Claire, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 724

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 715-724 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.