What area codes indicate a phone number from Maine?


Quick Answer

The only North American telephone area code in Maine is 207, excluding Estcourt Station, as of June 2015. Estcourt Station uses area codes 418 and 581, from Quebec, Canada.

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The 207 area code was one of the original area codes created in 1947. Maine is expected to need an additional area code by 2019. Maine is one of 12 states that has only one area code. Estcourt Station uses Quebec's area codes because it has easier access to Canadian utilities. Estcourt Station's water and electric utilities are also provided by Quebec.

The North American Numbering Plan, which determines area codes, was established in 1940.

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