The 838 area code belongs to the state of New York (NY) and some of the locations covered are Lake Placid, Troy and more:
|State||Larger cities in area code 838||Time Zone|
|Albany, Amsterdam, Clifton Park, Cohoes, Delmar, Glens Falls, Gloversville, Guilderland, Hoosick, Hudson, Lake Placid, Queensbury, Rensselaer, Rotterdam, Sand Lake, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Troy, Watervliet
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|-- overlays area code 518 --|
Activated on September 19, 2017 after being approved one year earlier the new area code 838 overlays existing Numbering Plan Area 518, serving north eastern New York. All calls dialed within the new 518/838 overlay complex' boundaries require 10 digit dialing.
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