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Area Code and Exchange (715) 993 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 993 for Area Code 715 covers the city of Hancock, Waushara County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 8' 0.9", W 89º 31' 23.44". 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) 993-0000 to (715) 993-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (715) 993

NPA/Area Code: 715
NXX/Exchange Code: 993
City: Hancock
County: Waushara
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: HANCOCK
OCN: 698E
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Wireless
NXX Intro Date: 23 July 2010
Latitude: 44.133584
Longitude: -89.523177
New NPA:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55137
CBSA Code:
Number Pooling: Yes


Number Pooling in Exchange (715) 993

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 715-993 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.