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Area Code and Exchange (715) 912 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 912 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 48' 40.86", W 91º 29' 54.58". This Exchange Code was introduced on 7 December 2005 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 912-0000 to (715) 912-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 912

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 912
City: Eau Claire
County: Eau Claire
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: EAU CLAIRE
OCN: 5489
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 7 December 2005
Latitude: 44.811349
Longitude: -91.4984941
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 352
FIPS: 55035
CBSA Code: 20740
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Eau Claire, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 912

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 715-912 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.