Published: October 07, 2013
A new area code will be overlaid on the existing 860 Connecticut area code covering cities such as Bristol, Hartford or Manchester. The new area code 959 will become active on August 30, 2014. Mandatory 10 digit dialing will be used in the area covered by the two area codes.
See official announcement and map of the new overlay complex 860/959 (PDF document).
Visit area code 959 page for a list of cities served, map and other info.