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Area Code 256

Area code 256 is in Alabama, USA, spanning 22 counties and serving 158 cities, including Huntsville, Decatur or Madison; it currently uses 785 prefixes, assigned from 256-200-XXXX through 256-999-XXXX.

In service since March 23, 1998, area code 256 is the parent Numbering Plan Area in overlay complex 256/938.

The current local time is 12:10:17 PM (Central Time Zone).

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*For exact NPA boundaries see official 256 area code map

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NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-200 Arab 2/23/2004
256-201 Heflin N/A
256-202 Guntersville 1/12/2012
256-203 Huntsville 4/15/2013
256-205 Wadley 05/24/2023
256-206 Athens 5/20/2002
256-207 Sylacauga N/A
256-208 Sylacauga N/A
256-209 Gadsden 3/22/2001
256-210 Huntsville 6/18/2019
256-212 Alexander City N/A
256-213 Huntsville N/A
256-214 Decatur N/A
256-215 Alexander City N/A
256-216 Athens N/A
256-217 Huntsville N/A
256-218 Scottsboro N/A
256-219 Huntsville N/A
256-220 Huntsville N/A
256-221 Decatur N/A
256-222 Sheffield 4/25/2005
256-223 Talladega N/A
256-224 Arab 1/12/2012
256-225 Anniston N/A
256-226 Albertville N/A
256-227 Decatur N/A
256-228 Section N/A
256-229 Lexington N/A
256-230 Athens N/A
256-231 Anniston N/A
256-232 Athens N/A
256-233 Athens N/A
256-234 Alexander City N/A
256-235 Anniston N/A
256-236 Anniston N/A
256-237 Anniston N/A
256-238 Anniston N/A
256-239 Anniston N/A
256-240 Anniston N/A
256-241 Anniston N/A
256-242 Section 3/9/2001
256-243 Guntersville 5/19/2022
256-244 Scottsboro N/A
256-245 Sylacauga N/A
256-246 Florence N/A
256-247 Rogersville N/A
256-248 Sheffield N/A
256-249 Sylacauga N/A
256-250 Decatur 3/19/2004
256-251 Boaz N/A
256-252 Ashland 4/29/2003
256-253 Chulafinne N/A
256-254 Mentone 5/12/2003
256-255 Cullman N/A
256-256 Huntsville 05/23/2023
256-257 Falkville N/A
256-258 Madison N/A
256-259 Scottsboro N/A
256-260 Decatur N/A
256-261 Huntsville N/A
256-262 Athens N/A
256-263 Florence N/A
256-264 Guntersville N/A
256-265 Huntsville 3/21/2002
256-266 Centre 3/25/2004
256-267 Sylacauga N/A
256-268 Talladega N/A
256-269 Dadeville 10/6/2010
256-270 Huntsville N/A
256-271 Huntsville N/A
256-272 Killen N/A
256-273 Fort Payne 5/7/2002
256-274 Decatur N/A
256-275 Florence N/A
256-276 Ashland N/A
256-277 Russellville N/A
256-278 Athens 6/20/2002
256-279 Albertville N/A
256-280 Decatur 6/20/2002
256-281 Boaz N/A
256-282 Anniston N/A
256-283 Anniston N/A
256-284 Florence 9/13/2011
256-285 Huntsville 6/20/2017
256-286 Hartselle 1/29/2001
256-287 Hanceville N/A
256-288 Huntsville N/A
256-289 Madison 1/29/2001
256-290 Moulton 1/10/2015
256-291 Russellville 3/17/2016
256-292 Grayson N/A
256-293 Guntersville 7/16/2002
256-294 Anniston N/A
256-295 Gadsden N/A
256-296 Union Grove N/A
256-297 Cullman N/A
256-298 Boaz 3/23/2001
256-299 Talladega N/A

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-300 Centre 12/1/2004
256-301 Decatur N/A
256-302 Guntersville 1/5/2001
256-303 Decatur N/A
256-304 Fort Payne N/A
256-305 Attalla 1/29/2001
256-306 Decatur N/A
256-307 Dadeville 2/5/2003
256-308 Decatur N/A
256-309 Decatur N/A
256-310 Anniston N/A
256-312 Gadsden N/A
256-313 Huntsville N/A
256-314 Sheffield N/A
256-315 Talladega N/A
256-316 Huntsville N/A
256-317 Arab N/A
256-318 Decatur N/A
256-319 Madison N/A
256-320 Sheffield 1/29/2001
256-321 Athens N/A
256-322 Talladega N/A
256-323 Huntsville N/A
256-324 Russellville N/A
256-325 Madison N/A
256-326 Huntsville N/A
256-327 Huntsville N/A
256-328 Gadsden 4/17/2001
256-329 Alexander City N/A
256-330 Ohatchee 1/29/2001
256-331 Russellville N/A
256-332 Russellville N/A
256-333 Red Bay 10/28/2004
256-334 Albertville N/A
256-335 Florence N/A
256-336 Huntsville 7/9/2012
256-337 Huntsville N/A
256-338 Cullman 2/27/2001
256-339 Cullman N/A
256-340 Decatur N/A
256-341 Decatur N/A
256-342 Anniston N/A
256-343 Anniston 7/26/2001
256-344 Attalla N/A
256-345 Decatur 4/11/2001
256-346 Childersburg N/A
256-347 Cullman 4/21/2001
256-348 Huntsville 4/11/2001
256-349 Florence 4/26/2001
256-350 Decatur N/A
256-351 Decatur N/A
256-352 Hanceville N/A
256-353 Decatur N/A
256-354 Ashland N/A
256-355 Decatur N/A
256-356 Red Bay N/A
256-357 Wedowee N/A
256-358 Munford N/A
256-359 Cherokee N/A
256-360 Cherokee N/A
256-361 Huntsville N/A
256-362 Talladega N/A
256-363 Morrisons Cross Roads N/A
256-364 Fort Payne 12/31/2002
256-365 Jacksonville N/A
256-366 Florence N/A
256-367 Florence N/A
256-368 Talladega N/A
256-369 Sylacauga 8/28/2002
256-370 Cherokee N/A
256-371 Anniston 4/21/2001
256-372 Huntsville 3/21/2002
256-373 Dadeville N/A
256-374 Athens 12/31/2002
256-375 Talladega 4/3/2002
256-376 Red Bay 7/11/2017
256-377 Rockford N/A
256-378 Childersburg N/A
256-379 New Market N/A
256-380 Skyline 10/22/2001
256-381 Sheffield N/A
256-382 Huntsville N/A
256-383 Sheffield N/A
256-384 Huntsville N/A
256-385 Cullman N/A
256-386 Sheffield N/A
256-387 Hartselle 7/11/2017
256-388 Albertville 12/31/2002
256-389 Sheffield N/A
256-390 Gadsden N/A
256-391 Sylacauga 1/31/2002
256-392 Alexander City 9/10/2001
256-393 Gadsden N/A
256-394 Florence 4/11/2001
256-395 Wadley N/A
256-396 Lineville N/A
256-397 Alexander City N/A
256-398 Russellville 9/26/2001
256-399 Gadsden 11/5/2001

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-400 Albertville 1/14/2005
256-401 Sylacauga N/A
256-402 Delta 11/1/2001
256-403 Anniston 11/5/2001
256-404 Sylacauga N/A
256-405 Anniston 4/10/2002
256-406 Fort Payne 12/26/2002
256-407 Centre 5/15/2015
256-408 Ashland 3/19/2003
256-409 Alexander City N/A
256-410 Moulton 9/28/2001
256-412 Rogersville N/A
256-413 Gadsden N/A
256-414 Alexander City 1/31/2002
256-415 Florence 3/6/2002
256-416 Decatur N/A
256-417 Huntsville 4/25/2002
256-418 Fort Payne 6/20/2002
256-419 Anniston 7/31/2002
256-420 Ardmore N/A
256-421 Grant 12/20/2017
256-422 Gaylesville N/A
256-423 Ardmore N/A
256-424 Huntsville N/A
256-425 Huntsville 5/20/2002
256-426 Huntsville N/A
256-427 Huntsville N/A
256-428 Huntsville N/A
256-429 Huntsville N/A
256-430 Huntsville N/A
256-431 Athens N/A
256-432 Decatur N/A
256-433 Huntsville N/A
256-434 Athens N/A
256-435 Jacksonville N/A
256-436 Russellville N/A
256-437 Stevenson N/A
256-438 Gadsden N/A
256-439 Gadsden N/A
256-440 Fyffe 10/8/2010
256-441 Gadsden N/A
256-442 Gadsden N/A
256-443 Florence 10/15/2003
256-444 Athens N/A
256-445 Decatur N/A
256-446 Leighton N/A
256-447 Piedmont N/A
256-448 Francisco N/A
256-449 Woodland N/A
256-450 Huntsville 8/27/2002
256-451 Pisgah N/A
256-452 Anniston N/A
256-453 Anniston N/A
256-454 Anniston N/A
256-455 Albertville 6/20/2002
256-456 Gadsden N/A
256-457 Huntsville N/A
256-458 Gadsden N/A
256-459 Gadsden 7/31/2002
256-460 Russellville 4/25/2002
256-461 Madison N/A
256-462 Massey N/A
256-463 Heflin N/A
256-464 Madison N/A
256-465 Fort Payne N/A
256-466 Decatur 1/3/2002
256-467 Gadsden N/A
256-468 Huntsville 11/19/2001
256-469 Huntsville 2/19/2002
256-470 Albertville 3/12/2003
256-471 Morgan City N/A
256-472 Veto 6/14/2002
256-473 Anniston N/A
256-474 Talladega 8/28/2002
256-475 Whorton N/A
256-476 Decatur N/A
256-477 Albertville N/A
256-478 Gadsden N/A
256-479 Huntsville 4/3/2002
256-480 Talladega N/A
256-481 Gadsden N/A
256-482 Oden Ridge N/A
256-483 Rogersville 4/3/2002
256-484 Centre N/A
256-485 Gadsden 4/10/2002
256-486 Guntersville N/A
256-487 Sylacauga N/A
256-488 Delta N/A
256-489 Huntsville N/A
256-490 Gadsden N/A
256-491 Rogersville 6/3/2022
256-492 Gadsden N/A
256-493 Talladega N/A
256-494 Gadsden N/A
256-495 Bridgeport N/A
256-496 Alexander City N/A
256-497 Athens N/A
256-498 Morgan City N/A
256-499 Anniston 10/1/2002

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-500 Alexander City N/A
256-501 Athens 12/26/2002
256-502 Hartselle 3/12/2003
256-503 Huntsville N/A
256-504 Gadsden N/A
256-505 Guntersville N/A
256-506 Guntersville N/A
256-507 Cullman 3/12/2003
256-508 Huntsville N/A
256-509 Huntsville N/A
256-510 Childersburg 1/13/2003
256-512 Huntsville N/A
256-513 Huntsville 3/12/2003
256-514 Huntsville N/A
256-515 Gadsden 10/14/2002
256-516 Fort Payne 1/22/2003
256-517 Huntsville N/A
256-518 Huntsville N/A
256-519 Huntsville N/A
256-520 Huntsville N/A
256-521 Talladega N/A
256-522 Moulton N/A
256-523 Sand Rock N/A
256-524 Collinsville N/A
256-525 Anniston N/A
256-526 Leesburg N/A
256-527 Huntsville N/A
256-528 Crossville N/A
256-529 Huntsville N/A
256-530 Anniston 8/20/2012
256-531 Cullman N/A
256-532 Huntsville N/A
256-533 Huntsville N/A
256-534 Huntsville N/A
256-535 Huntsville N/A
256-536 Huntsville N/A
256-537 Alexander City N/A
256-538 Attalla N/A
256-539 Huntsville N/A
256-540 Wedowee 8/20/2012
256-541 Huntsville N/A
256-542 Madison 3/7/2002
256-543 Gadsden N/A
256-544 Huntsville N/A
256-545 Gadsden N/A
256-546 Gadsden N/A
256-547 Gadsden N/A
256-548 Stevenson N/A
256-549 Gadsden N/A
256-550 Arab 3/25/2003
256-551 Huntsville N/A
256-552 Decatur N/A
256-553 Gadsden N/A
256-554 Florence N/A
256-556 Decatur N/A
256-557 Crossville 6/15/2004
256-558 Guntersville N/A
256-559 Athens 3/18/2003
256-560 Decatur 4/2/2003
256-561 Aroney N/A
256-562 Huntsville N/A
256-563 Gadsden N/A
256-564 Huntsville N/A
256-565 Decatur N/A
256-566 Decatur N/A
256-567 Courtland N/A
256-568 Ranburne N/A
256-569 Gadsden N/A
256-570 Attalla N/A
256-571 Guntersville N/A
256-572 Guntersville N/A
256-573 Town Creek N/A
256-574 Scottsboro N/A
256-575 Scottsboro N/A
256-576 Leighton N/A
256-577 Rogersville N/A
256-578 Red Bay N/A
256-579 Fruithurst N/A
256-580 Decatur N/A
256-581 Ohatchee N/A
256-582 Guntersville N/A
256-583 Huntsville 4/10/2017
256-584 Decatur N/A
256-585 Huntsville 4/3/2002
256-586 Arab N/A
256-587 Skyline N/A
256-588 Killen N/A
256-589 Talladega N/A
256-590 Cullman 4/8/2003
256-591 Anniston 4/2/2003
256-592 Talladega 4/16/2003
256-593 Boaz N/A
256-594 Scottsboro N/A
256-595 Cullman 4/16/2003
256-596 Alexander City N/A
256-597 Bryant N/A
256-598 Childersburg N/A
256-599 Scottsboro N/A

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-600 Jacksonville 5/10/2011
256-601 Fyffe 5/2/2003
256-602 Town Creek 10/28/2004
256-603 Huntsville N/A
256-604 Huntsville N/A
256-605 Pisgah 5/2/2003
256-606 Decatur N/A
256-607 Rogersville 5/20/2003
256-608 Stevenson 4/14/2003
256-609 Scottsboro 5/12/2003
256-610 Wedowee 10/24/2003
256-612 Hartselle 5/6/2003
256-613 Gadsden 5/7/2003
256-614 Athens N/A
256-615 Cullman 5/21/2003
256-616 Decatur 5/21/2003
256-617 Madison 7/23/2003
256-618 Ashland 10/2/2003
256-619 Fort Payne 9/15/2003
256-620 Cullman 11/10/2003
256-621 Decatur 4/18/2003
256-622 Gadsden N/A
256-623 Fyffe N/A
256-624 Anniston N/A
256-625 Alexander City 4/18/2003
256-626 Sylacauga 4/18/2003
256-627 Rogersville N/A
256-628 Scottsboro 9/15/2003
256-629 Florence 3/15/2018
256-630 Fort Payne 1/8/2003
256-631 Madison 12/30/2003
256-632 Flat Rock N/A
256-633 Florence 6/4/2002
256-634 Mentone N/A
256-635 Valley Head N/A
256-636 Hanceville 12/30/2003
256-637 Courtland N/A
256-638 Rainsville N/A
256-639 Ohatchee N/A
256-640 Arab 8/3/2004
256-641 Geraldine 3/25/2004
256-642 Decatur N/A
256-643 Rinehart N/A
256-644 Jacksonville N/A
256-645 Piedmont N/A
256-646 Gadsden N/A
256-647 Scottsboro N/A
256-648 Florence N/A
256-649 Talladega 7/16/2002
256-650 Huntsville N/A
256-651 Huntsville N/A
256-652 Huntsville N/A
256-653 Huntsville N/A
256-654 Decatur N/A
256-655 Huntsville N/A
256-656 Huntsville N/A
256-657 Henagar N/A
256-658 Huntsville N/A
256-659 Geraldine N/A
256-660 Albertville 9/2/2004
256-661 Leighton 10/28/2004
256-662 Valley Head 2/23/2012
256-663 Stevenson 4/19/2004
256-664 Killen 10/28/2004
256-665 Huntsville 8/31/2004
256-666 Huntsville 11/25/2015
256-667 Lexington 10/28/2004
256-668 Russellville 10/3/2002
256-669 Courtland N/A
256-670 Bridgeport N/A
256-671 Huntsville N/A
256-672 Scottsboro 3/26/2004
256-673 Guntersville N/A
256-674 Valley Head 11/18/2004
256-675 Alexander City 1/28/2004
256-676 Anniston 1/10/2005
256-677 Guntersville 5/7/2002
256-678 Huntsville 3/9/2018
256-679 Huntsville N/A
256-680 Gadsden 1/10/2005
256-681 Morgan City 1/31/2018
256-682 Huntsville N/A
256-683 Huntsville N/A
256-684 Huntsville N/A
256-685 Town Creek N/A
256-686 Decatur 8/28/2007
256-687 Pisgah 2/9/2009
256-688 Camp Hill 4/10/2018
256-689 Anniston 2/23/2005
256-690 Huntsville 4/19/2007
256-691 Attalla N/A
256-692 Huntsville 9/25/2018
256-693 Hazel Green 1/27/2005
256-694 Huntsville N/A
256-695 Bridgeport 1/27/2005
256-696 Huntsville 2/10/2020
256-697 Fort Payne N/A
256-698 Huntsville 1/13/2006
256-699 Leesburg 12/2/2019

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-701 Huntsville 2/23/2005
256-702 Rogersville 7/20/2006
256-703 Bridgeport N/A
256-704 Huntsville N/A
256-705 Huntsville N/A
256-706 Crossville 7/16/2007
256-707 Huntsville N/A
256-708 Cullman N/A
256-709 Cullman N/A
256-710 Florence N/A
256-712 Florence 4/25/2002
256-713 Huntsville 11/16/2001
256-714 Huntsville N/A
256-715 Huntsville 2/28/2007
256-716 Huntsville N/A
256-717 Rainsville N/A
256-718 Florence N/A
256-719 Moulton 8/29/2018
256-720 Huntsville N/A
256-721 Huntsville N/A
256-722 Huntsville N/A
256-723 New Hope N/A
256-724 Madison N/A
256-725 Owens Cross Roads N/A
256-726 Huntsville N/A
256-727 Cullman 1/13/2006
256-728 Grant N/A
256-729 Athens N/A
256-730 Huntsville N/A
256-731 New Hope 2/12/2008
256-732 Elkmont N/A
256-733 Munford 12/22/2009
256-734 Cullman N/A
256-735 Cullman 3/4/2003
256-736 Cullman N/A
256-737 Cullman N/A
256-738 Guntersville N/A
256-739 Cullman N/A
256-740 Florence N/A
256-741 Anniston N/A
256-742 Elkmont 6/6/2018
256-743 Goodwater 6/1/2004
256-744 Albertville 3/25/2004
256-745 Munford N/A
256-746 Huntsville N/A
256-747 Cullman N/A
256-748 Lecta N/A
256-749 Alexander City N/A
256-750 Alexander City 5/2/2001
256-751 Hartselle N/A
256-752 Union Grove 1/31/2018
256-753 Union Grove N/A
256-754 Hartselle N/A
256-755 Huntsville 5/2/2001
256-756 Gurley N/A
256-757 Killen N/A
256-758 Hartselle N/A
256-759 Huntsville N/A
256-760 Florence N/A
256-761 Talladega N/A
256-762 Florence N/A
256-763 Huntsville 5/14/2008
256-764 Florence N/A
256-765 Florence N/A
256-766 Florence N/A
256-767 Florence N/A
256-768 Florence N/A
256-769 Veto N/A
256-770 Anniston 1/3/2006
256-771 Athens N/A
256-772 Madison N/A
256-773 Hartselle N/A
256-774 Madison N/A
256-775 Cullman N/A
256-776 Gurley N/A
256-777 Athens N/A
256-778 Hartselle N/A
256-779 Cedar Bluff N/A
256-780 Morrisons Cross Roads 8/8/2019
256-781 Fruithurst 3/25/2005
256-782 Jacksonville N/A
256-783 Huntsville N/A
256-784 Falkville N/A
256-785 Ardmore 12/27/2007
256-786 Alexander City 2/23/2007
256-787 Hanceville 2/17/2016
256-788 Huntsville 12/2/2019
256-789 Lexington N/A
256-790 Camp Hill 2/18/2009
256-791 Decatur 2/10/2020
256-792 Piedmont 1/27/2006
256-793 Cullman 2/19/2020
256-794 Alexander City N/A
256-795 Athens 3/6/2020
256-796 Cullman N/A
256-797 Huntsville N/A
256-798 Cullman 5/28/2020
256-799 Huntsville 5/10/2006

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-800 Athens 7/19/2016
256-801 Huntsville 12/12/2013
256-802 Rogersville 6/23/2016
256-803 Boaz 6/23/2016
256-804 Hazel Green 7/28/2016
256-805 Scottsboro N/A
256-806 Huntsville 7/22/2020
256-807 Heflin 8/21/2020
256-808 Huntsville 2/13/2013
256-809 Huntsville 8/21/2020
256-810 Rogersville N/A
256-812 Gurley 1/23/2006
256-813 Hazel Green N/A
256-814 Sheffield 9/12/2016
256-815 Russellville 9/8/2016
256-816 Cullman 9/11/2020
256-817 Huntsville 2/19/2019
256-818 Francisco 6/15/2006
256-819 Huntsville 9/4/2020
256-820 Anniston N/A
256-821 Decatur 11/18/2020
256-822 Decatur 5/1/2008
256-823 Huntsville 11/16/2020
256-824 Huntsville N/A
256-825 Dadeville N/A
256-826 Sheffield 7/2/2014
256-827 Dadeville N/A
256-828 Hazel Green N/A
256-829 Hazel Green N/A
256-830 Huntsville N/A
256-831 Anniston N/A
256-832 Anniston N/A
256-833 Bryant 3/27/2019
256-834 Goodwater N/A
256-835 Anniston N/A
256-836 Huntsville 3/31/2017
256-837 Huntsville N/A
256-838 Cullman 11/23/2020
256-839 Goodwater N/A
256-840 Boaz N/A
256-841 Cullman 6/20/2002
256-842 Huntsville N/A
256-843 Arab 3/11/2014
256-844 Fort Payne N/A
256-845 Fort Payne N/A
256-846 Anniston N/A
256-847 Anniston N/A
256-848 Anniston N/A
256-849 Albertville 11/2/2004
256-850 Madison 6/6/2003
256-851 Huntsville N/A
256-852 Huntsville N/A
256-853 Dadeville N/A
256-854 Munford 1/27/2006
256-855 Huntsville N/A
256-856 Rogersville 3/30/2007
256-857 Albertville 12/22/2009
256-858 Huntsville N/A
256-859 Huntsville N/A
256-860 Guntersville 1/9/2017
256-861 Sylacauga 4/25/2002
256-862 Anniston 12/28/2020
256-863 Huntsville 1/8/2021
256-864 Huntsville N/A
256-865 Ashland 12/28/2020
256-866 Killen 3/3/2021
256-867 Athens 5/7/2002
256-868 Henagar 8/26/2008
256-869 Cullman 3/1/2021
256-870 Madison 8/8/2019
256-871 Athens 12/28/2020
256-872 Sylacauga N/A
256-873 Attalla 12/31/2020
256-874 Athens N/A
256-875 Hanceville 3/17/2021
256-876 Huntsville N/A
256-877 Sand Rock 12/2/2019
256-878 Albertville N/A
256-879 Sylacauga 4/17/2021
256-880 Huntsville N/A
256-881 Huntsville N/A
256-882 Huntsville N/A
256-883 Huntsville N/A
256-884 Mentone 1/11/2021
256-885 Huntsville N/A
256-886 Huntsville 6/11/2008
256-887 Hanceville N/A
256-888 Gurley 9/25/2015
256-889 Arab 4/27/2021
256-890 Huntsville N/A
256-891 Albertville N/A
256-892 Ohatchee N/A
256-893 Huntsville 3/25/2021
256-894 Albertville N/A
256-895 Huntsville N/A
256-896 Camp Hill N/A
256-897 Courtland 1/12/2021
256-898 Decatur N/A
256-899 Rainsville N/A

NPANXX Area served1 Date2
256-900 Gadsden 2/21/2019
256-901 Lineville 10/28/2008
256-902 Russellville 5/17/2021
256-903 Cullman 6/23/2021
256-904 Florence 8/10/2021
256-905 Moulton N/A
256-906 Ranburne 3/25/2005
256-907 Boaz 1/23/2015
256-908 Fruithurst 1/22/2021
256-909 Hartselle 8/27/2021
256-910 Huntsville 12/21/2020
256-912 Scottsboro N/A
256-913 Jacksonville 10/3/2016
256-914 Wadley 2/18/2009
256-915 Cullman 9/3/2021
256-916 Decatur 9/3/2021
256-917 Cullman 1/12/2021
256-918 Massey 9/3/2021
256-919 Arab 1/15/2010
256-920 Huntsville N/A
256-921 Talladega 9/3/2021
256-922 Huntsville N/A
256-923 Centre 2/26/2013
256-924 Huntsville 6/8/2010
256-925 Crossville 4/23/2009
256-926 Heflin 4/27/2010
256-927 Centre N/A
256-928 Gaylesville 9/3/2021
256-929 Huntsville 4/21/2010
256-930 Cullman 9/20/2021
256-931 Arab N/A
256-932 Huntsville 6/22/2022
256-933 New Market 7/10/2006
256-934 Huntsville 9/20/2021
256-935 Rockford 10/28/2008
256-936 Huntsville 9/24/2021
256-937 Huntsville 5/15/2009
256-938 Decatur 05/25/2023
256-939 Cullman 9/24/2021
256-940 Jacksonville 9/30/2021
256-941 Decatur 11/11/2021
256-942 Rogersville 11/15/2021
256-943 Ardmore 6/21/2010
256-944 Jacksonville 12/2/2019
256-945 Huntsville 12/21/2009
256-946 Woodland 12/2/2019
256-947 Huntsville N/A
256-948 Scottsboro 11/18/2021
256-949 Anniston 12/14/2021
256-951 Arab 12/17/2021
256-952 Gadsden 1/3/2006
256-953 Huntsville 12/28/2021
256-954 Anniston 7/12/2022
256-955 Huntsville N/A
256-956 Florence 7/26/2021
256-957 Decatur 1/12/2021
256-960 Guntersville 11/12/2009
256-961 Madison N/A
256-962 Cullman N/A
256-963 Huntsville N/A
256-964 Huntsville N/A
256-965 Hartselle 7/21/2022
256-966 Scottsboro 3/4/2022
256-967 Town Creek 1/13/2021
256-968 Lineville 2/22/2022
256-969 Huntsville 8/12/2022
256-970 Huntsville 2/15/2010
256-971 Huntsville N/A
256-972 Centre N/A
256-973 Decatur 10/13/2014
256-974 Moulton N/A
256-975 Huntsville 2/16/2007
256-977 Guntersville 12/2/2019
256-978 Sheffield 10/15/2010
256-979 Fort Payne 4/2/2010
256-980 Florence 3/11/2015
256-981 Cullman 9/13/2022
256-982 Anniston 9/13/2022
256-983 Scottsboro 10/14/2022
256-984 Rogersville 11/10/2022
256-985 New Market 5/19/2010
256-986 Decatur 12/1/2022
256-987 Grayson 1/13/2021
256-988 Huntsville 03/31/2023
256-989 Scottsboro 01/13/2023
256-990 Huntsville N/A
256-991 Athens 01/24/2023
256-992 Rogersville 02/09/2023
256-993 Huntsville 02/14/2023
256-994 Decatur 03/24/2023
256-995 Ardmore 7/10/2006
256-996 Fort Payne N/A
256-997 Fort Payne N/A
256-998 Athens N/A
256-999 Scottsboro N/A
  1. For 'Area served' we list the rate center. In the North American Numbering Plan a rate center is a geographic area used to determine local calling boundaries for billing purposes. Its name is generally a locality, often not the only one served by an NPA-NXX combination.
  2. Assignment date. N/A - mostly central office codes assigned before 2001.
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Cities in area code 256

City1 County Time2
Addison Winston C
Albertville Marshall C
Alexander City Tallapoosa C
Alexandria Calhoun C
Alpine Talladega C
Anderson Lauderdale C
Anniston Calhoun C
Arab Marshall C
Ardmore Limestone C
Ashland Clay C
Athens Limestone C
Attalla Etowah C
Baileyton Cullman C
Belle Mina Limestone C
Boaz Etowah C
Bon Air Talladega C
Bremen Cullman C
Bridgeport Jackson C
Brownsboro Madison C
Bryant Jackson C
Bynum Calhoun C
Camp Hill Tallapoosa C
Capshaw Limestone C
Cedar Bluff Cherokee C
Centre Cherokee C
Cherokee Colbert C
Childersburg Talladega C
Choccolocco Calhoun C
Cloverdale Lauderdale C
Collinsville De Kalb C
Courtland Lawrence C
Cragford Clay C
Crane Hill Cullman C
Crossville De Kalb C
Cullman Cullman C
Dadeville Tallapoosa C
Danville Morgan C
Daviston Tallapoosa C
Dawson De Kalb C
De Armanville Calhoun C
Decatur Morgan C
Delta Clay C
Douglas Marshall C
Dutton Jackson C
Eastaboga Calhoun C
Edwardsville Cleburne C
Elkmont Limestone C
Equality Coosa C
Estillfork Jackson C
Eva Morgan C
Fackler Jackson C
Falkville Morgan C
Flat Rock Jackson C
Florence Lauderdale C
Fort Payne De Kalb C
Fruithurst Cleburne C
Fyffe De Kalb C
Gadsden Etowah C
Gallant Etowah C
Garden City Cullman C
Gaylesville Cherokee C
Geraldine De Kalb C
Goodwater Coosa C
Graham Randolph C
Grant Marshall C
Groveoak De Kalb C
Guntersville Marshall C
Gurley Madison C
Hanceville Cullman C
Hartselle Morgan C
Harvest Madison C
Hazel Green Madison C
Heflin Cleburne C
Henagar De Kalb C
Higdon Jackson C
Hillsboro Lawrence C
Hollins Clay C
Holly Pond Cullman C
Hollytree Jackson C
Hollywood Jackson C
Horton Marshall C
Houston Winston C
Huntsville Madison C
Ider De Kalb C
Jackson's Gap Tallapoosa C
Jacksonville Calhoun C
Joppa Cullman C
Kellyton Coosa C
Killen Lauderdale C
Laceys Spring Morgan C
Langston Jackson C
Leesburg Cherokee C
Leighton Colbert C
Lester Limestone C
Lexington Lauderdale C
Lincoln Talladega C
Lineville Clay C
Logan Cullman C
Madison Limestone C
Mentone De Kalb C
Meridianville Madison C
Millerville Clay C
Mooresville Limestone C
Moulton Lawrence C
Mount Hope Lawrence C
Munford Talladega C
Muscadine Cleburne C
Muscle Shoals Colbert C
New Hope Madison C
New Market Madison C
Normal Madison C
Ohatchee Calhoun C
Owens Cross Roads Madison C
Oxford Calhoun C
Paint Rock Jackson C
Piedmont Calhoun C
Pisgah Jackson C
Princeton Jackson C
Rainbow City Etowah C
Rainsville De Kalb C
Ranburne Cleburne C
Red Bay Franklin C
Rockford Coosa C
Rogersville Lauderdale C
Russellville Franklin C
Ryland Madison C
Sardis City Etowah C
Scottsboro Jackson C
Section Jackson C
Sheffield Colbert C
Somerville Morgan C
Spring Garden Cherokee C
Spruce Pine Franklin C
Steele St Clair C
Stevenson Jackson C
Sycamore Talladega C
Sylacauga Talladega C
Sylvania De Kalb C
Talladega Talladega C
Tanner Limestone C
Toney Madison C
Town Creek Lawrence C
Trenton Jackson C
Trinity Morgan C
Tuscumbia Colbert C
Union Grove Marshall C
Valhermoso Springs Morgan C
Valley Head De Kalb C
Vina Franklin C
Vinemont Cullman C
Wadley Randolph C
Waterloo Lauderdale C
Weaver Calhoun C
Wedowee Randolph C
Wellington Calhoun C
Weogufka Coosa C
Woodland Randolph C
Woodville Jackson C
  1. Listed above are most places served by USA area code 256. When multiple places in a US state share the same name we list the largest one only. Cities with population over 50,000 are displayed in bold text.
  2. C stands for Central Time Zone (currently 12:10:17 PM).
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