The 279 area code belongs to the state of California (CA) and some of the locations covered are Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova and more:
|State||Larger cities in area code 279||Time Zone|
|Arden-Arcade, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Florin, Folsom, Granite Bay, North Highlands, Orangevale, Rancho Cordova, Rio Linda, Rocklin, Rosemont, Roseville, Sacramento
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|-- overlays area code 916 --|
Approved in February 2017 and activated a little over a year later in March 2018, the new area code 279 overlays existing 916 NPA and the two codes now comprise the new overlay complex 916/279. 1+10 digits is the new dialing method for all calls between telephone numbers in the area.
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