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Area Code and Exchange (715) 951 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 951 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Almond, Portage County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 15' 31.91", W 89º 24' 25.43". This Exchange Code was introduced on 23 July 2010 and is designated as being used for Wireless telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (715) 951-0000 to (715) 951-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 951

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 951
City: Almond
County: Portage
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: ALMOND
OCN: 698E
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 23 July 2010
Latitude: 44.2588628
Longitude: -89.4070628
New NPA:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55097
CBSA Code: 44620
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Stevens Point, WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 951

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 715-951 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.