Area codes 718, 347, and 929 are telephone area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) for the boroughs of New York City of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, as well as the Marble Hill section of Manhattan. They are part of a larger overlay plan with area code 917, which comprises all of New York City.
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Until 1984, all of New York City had been served by area code 212 for 37 years. New York Telephone required a new area code to "prevent an impending exhaustion of telephone numbers." On February 1, 1984, the New York Public Service Commissionvoted to create a new area code to serve Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, amidst protests and threats of legal action from local and state officials. Entering service on September 1, 1984, the new area code was implemented so that the city's three million telephone numbers were split roughly in half. Permissive dialing of 212 continued across New York City until January 1, 1985. On July 1, 1992, the borough of The Bronx and the Manhattan neighborhood of Marble Hillwere split from 212 and added to numbering plan area 718. A permissive dialing period for using either area code 212 or 718 in the affected area lasted until May 16, 1993. On October 1, 1999, area code 347 was added as an over...
One Manhattan neighborhood, Marble Hill, is not in the 212/646/332 area code but the 718/347/929 codes. Marble Hill used to be attached to Manhattan Island. After the Harlem River Ship Canal was built in 1895, Marble Hill was physically separated from Manhattan Island. Soon after, the Spuyten Duyvil Creek was filled in with landfill, physically connecting Marble Hill to the Bronx. Per the Greater New York Charter of 1897, Marble Hill is legally part of the borough of Manhattan. When the 718 numbering plan area was extended to the Bronx, Marble Hill residents unsuccessfully fought to stay in 212.Marble Hill was tributary to the Bronx central offices, and it would have been too expensive for New York Telephone to reroute the neighborhood's trunks.
The 718 area code was celebrated in the 1998 2 Skinnee J's song "718", in which the rappers tell of people moving from Manhattan(212) to other boroughs (718) for lower rent. Hip-hop group Theodore Unit (which includes Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah) released an album entitled 718, an homage to their home of Staten Island, which is contained within the 718 area code. Rapper/actor Mos Def refers to the 718 area code in his song "Sunshine", and in M.O.P.'s song "Ante Up", they mention "repping 1–718 dangerously". "718" is a track produced by DJ Premier from Jaz-O & Immobilarie album Kingz Kounty. The area code was briefly mentioned in the song "Don't Be One", which is part of the Felony album by American metalcore band Emmure. The mixtape Return of the PLK contains the song titled "718 Nigga" by Rapper Lloyd Banks. The FannyPack album See You Next Tuesday contains the song "Seven One Eight". This song was featured in the Don't Trust th...
Yes the region map needs to be edited (unfortunately I don't know how to) because the red area extends north to Westchester county and east to Nassau county, neither of which fall under the 718 area code. 18.104.22.168 18:29, 22 April 2009 (UTC) I think someone needs to edit that region map.
Jan 14, 2020 · Area code 917 overlays area codes 718, 347, and 929, as well as area codes 212, 646 and 332 in Manhattan. Future. The 347/718/929 NPA is projected to be exhausted by 2029.  Marble Hill Marble Hill, a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan, is physically located on the U.S. mainland adjacent to The Bronx.
Area code 917 overlays area codes 718, 347, and 929, as well as area codes 212, 646 and 332 in Manhattan. The 347/718/929 NPA is projected to be exhausted by 2029. Marble Hill, a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan, is physically located on the U.S. mainland adjacent to The Bronx.
North American area codes 718, 347, and 929 are New York City telephone area codes in the boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, as well as the Marble Hill section of Manhattan. Wikipedia
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One Manhattan neighborhood, Marble Hill, is part of the 718/347/929 codes, rather than the 212/646/332 area codes. Marble Hill, although officially a part of the Borough of Manhattan to this day, was severed geographically from Manhattan Island by the construction of the Harlem River Ship Canal during 1895.
History. The original area code for all of New York City's boroughs was 212, established with the North American Numbering Plan in 1947.In 1984, the numbering plan area (NPA) was divided by splitting Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island into a separate numbering plan area with area code 718, reducing 212 to only Manhattan and The Bronx.
Area code 848 is an overlay code for this region that was created in 2001 as the pool of 732 numbers began to diminish drastically. The 732/848 and 908 area codes generally define the Central New Jersey region while 609/640/856 and 201/551/862/973 generally mark Southern New Jersey and Northern New Jersey, respectively.