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Area Code and Exchange (715) 916 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 916 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Clintonville, Waupaca County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 37' 13.93", W 88º 45' 44.36". This Exchange Code was introduced on 14 December 2015 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 916-0000 to (715) 916-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 916

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 916
City: Clintonville
County: Waupaca
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: SHAWANO
OCN: 6183
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 14 December 2015
Latitude: 44.6205349
Longitude: -88.7623228
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55135
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes

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Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 916

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 715-916 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.