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How many area codes does Georgia have?

Georgia has 9 local area codes. It was in 1947 that Georgia got its first area code — that is 404. The second area code came in 1954 which was assigned to southern and central areas of Georgia. Additional area codes were issued in subsequent years, the latest one being 762 which was overlaid all codes under area code 706. According to National Number Planning Authority (NANPA) the existing area codes are not expected to be exhausted in the next 20 years. 

List of all area codes in Georgia

The gist of all the 9 area codes of Georgia including the three overlays and the respective regions that they serve are tabled below. 

Area code Areas/Cities served Overlays
229 Albany, Thomasville, Tifton, Americus, Fitzgerald, Valdosta -
404 Candler-McAfee, College Park, East Point, Forest Park, North Atlanta, Sandy Springs 470
478 Macon, Forsyth, Fort Valley, Warner Robins, Dublin, Eastman, Milledgeville 762
706 Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Dalton, LaGrange, Martinez, Rome -
770 Alpharetta, Marietta, Peachtree City, Redan, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Smyrna, Tucker 470
912 Savannah, Hinesville, Reidsville, Brunswick, Waycross, Coastal Georgia, Vidalia -

Georgia area code and other parts of a phone number

Have you ever observed a phone number? Be it local or international  phone numbers have a typical format and structure. It is this structure that makes it easy for the telephone authority to map them to specific regions and ultimately to the user’s telephone device. Phone numbers in the United States typically consist of 11 digits — the 1-digit country code, a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit telephone number. The 7-digit telephone number is further comprised of a 3-digit central office or exchange code and a 4-digit subscriber number. The country code of USA is +1. So, a Georgia phone number would look like this:

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How a local number can help your business grow in Georgia

For any caller, calling an international business number can be quite a bummer. It costs a fortune even to speak for a few minutes. That is why your business needs to have a local number in Connecticut. You callers can call your business without worrying about call costs. 

Also, as a modern business, you ought to have local presence, especially in phone numbers. Thanks for virtual phone numbers you can scale your business anywhere in the world including Connecticut without having to set up a physical office. 

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How to buy business phone numbers with Georgia area code 

How to buy a business phone number in Georgia? Being a business that is operating in the cloud era, you would want a virtual number that works on landline, mobile, IP phones, laptops, or any other hybrid devices that you use. You can sign up for Freshdesk Contact Center and buy phone numbers for your business in Georgia or any other US area codes

Signing up for Freshdesk Contact Center lets you buy virtual phone numbers from 90+ countries. You can also buy any number of phone numbers from a single area code or multiple area codes that your business requires. You can even port your existing phone number to Freshdesk Contact Center. You can start placing phone calls through Freshdesk Contact Center by buying phone credits. Check out Freshdesk Contact Center’s call rates.

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Why buy your Georgia phone number from Freshdesk Contact Center (Formerly Freshcaller)

Number porting

Migrate your existing your phone numbers to Freshdesk Contact Center without the hassle of notifying customers of number change. 

Call recording

Keep a record of all customer conversations with automatic call recording. You can also pause or resume recording as per customer convenience.


Receive incoming calls on your SIP devices along with all the benefits of Freshdesk Contact Center’s real-time dashboard, call flows and analytics.


Automate replies to large bulk volume of calls with an IVR system that segments calls based on user queries collected through keypad presses.

Mobile app

With Freshdesk Contact Center, you can make or take calls on a cell phone app or a browser. Ace through pressing conversations, on the go!

Smart answer bot

Deliver quick and contextually correct replies to customers with a smart answer bot that works round-the-clock, does not need holidays and has maximum uptime. 

Frequently asked questions about Freshdesk Contact Center

How do I start making outbound calls using Freshdesk Contact Center?

Sign up for a Freshdesk Contact Center account. Buy phone number(s) and phone credits to start making and receiving calls. To start making outbound calls, use the phone widget that appears on the right hand side of the screen.

How many phone numbers can I buy?

You can buy as many as local, toll-free and vanity numbers on Freshdesk Contact Center. The cost for phone numbers starts from $1 per month and will vary depending on the country. Refer to our country-wise and number-wise call rates for inbound and outbound calls.

How does Freshdesk Contact Center charge my usage?

Freshdesk Contact Center pricing has three components. First, you have to buy phone numbers by paying a nominal monthly subscription fees. You may also port-in phone numbers from your existing system. Second, you need to buy phone credits to be able to make calls. Inbound and outbound call charges will be debited to your phone credits. The final component is the license fee. Depending on the plan you choose after your free trial, the agent license fees will vary. 

If I have an existing business phone number, will my number change or can I port my numbers to Freshdesk Contact Center?

Not necessarily. You can always port-in the existing phone numbers to your Freshdesk Contact Center account. Additional charges may be incurred depending on the port-in process. Once the port-in process is completed, the numbers will continue working like they used to in your previous phone system. Know more about our number porting service.

Does Freshdesk Contact Center have a mobile app?

Yes. As a cloud-based business phone service, Freshdesk Contact Center does have a mobile app that you can download from Android app from Play store and iOS app from iTunes.

Is Freshdesk Contact Center GDPR compliant?

Yes. Freshdesk Contact Center is a GDPR compliant business phone service. Specific features like call recording require you as a business to seek consent from the caller before initiating recording. Read our Freshworks GDPR policy.

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