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Area Code and Exchange (920) 828 in Wisconsin

Exchange Code 828 for Area Code 920 covers the city of Howards Grove, Sheboygan County in the State of Wisconsin. It is centered at N 43º 50' 1.98", W 87º 49' 12.32". This Exchange Code was introduced on 15 August 2006 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (920) 828-0000 to (920) 828-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (920) 828

NPA/Area Code: 920
NXX/Exchange Code: 828
City: Howards Grove
County: Sheboygan
State: Wisconsin
OCN: 623D
Time Zone: CST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 15 August 2006
Latitude: 43.8338831
Longitude: -87.8200887
New NPA:
LATA: 356
FIPS: 55117
CBSA Code: 43100
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Sheboygan, WI


Number Pooling in Exchange (920) 828

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 920-828 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.