To look up a phone number for free, use the resources provided on many websites geared towards people location, including 411.com and AnyWho.com. These websites give users access to search tools that generate possible phone numbers associated with a name the user searches for in a specific area.
To get a phone number or a list of possible numbers, enter the name and area of residency of the person whose number you want to locate. Click on Search or Find to get a list of possible matches. Examine the additional information posted in individual listings to help determine which number best matches the person you are looking for. Additional information often includes the home address associated with the name and number.