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Area Code and Exchange (715) 753 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 753 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Medford, Taylor County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 45º 8' 18.89", W 90º 20' 24.51". This Exchange Code was introduced on 15 April 2013 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 753-0000 to (715) 753-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 753

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 753
City: Medford
County: Taylor
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: MEDFORD
OCN: 0909
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 15 April 2013
Latitude: 45.1385798
Longitude: -90.3401404
New NPA:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55119
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 753

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 715-753 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.