WI-TelephoneNumbers.info - Your source of information on telephone numbers in Wisconsin.
To view details of a specific telephone number, select the Area Code from the drop down and then type the remaining 7 digits of the number in the text box.

Area Code and Exchange (715) 742 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 742 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Cornucopia, Bayfield County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 46º 51' 13.76", W 91º 6' 6.67". This Exchange Code was introduced on 4 February 1994 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 742-0000 to (715) 742-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 742

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 742
City: Cornucopia
County: Bayfield
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: CORNUCOPIA
OCN: 0860
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 4 February 1994
Latitude: 46.8538214
Longitude: -91.1018528
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55007
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

Advertisment

Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 742

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 715-742 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.