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Area Code and Exchange (920) 454 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 454 for Area Code 920 covers the city of Appleton, Outagamie County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 44º 15' 42.95", W 88º 24' 55.38". This Exchange Code was introduced on 7 November 2016 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (920) 454-0000 to (920) 454-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (920) 454

NPA/Area Code: 920
NXX/Exchange Code: 454
City: Appleton
County: Outagamie
State: Wisconsin
Rate Center: APPLETON
OCN: 7804
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 7 November 2016
Latitude: 44.2619309
Longitude: -88.4153847
New NPA:
Overlay:
LATA: 350
FIPS: 55087
CBSA Code: 11540
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Appleton, WI

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Number Pooling in Exchange (920) 454

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 920-454 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.