Area Code 281 was created on 2nd November 1996 for serving the Gulf Coast Region of Texas. The code serves as an overlay to 713 and 832 area codes. All the coasts of states which are situated at the border of the Gulf of Mexico together makeup the 'Gulf Coast Region'. Five states are known as Gulf States and these are:
Texas is the West South Central State of United States. West South Central is one of the divisions of United States and is composed of following four subdivisions:
The Gulf Coast Region of Texas is served by four area codes:
- Area Code 281 (created in 1996)
- Area Code 713 (created in 1947)
- Area Code 832 (created in 1999)
- Area Code 409 (created in 1983)
Standard Time Zone for the code 281 is Central Time Zone. The code is surrounded by other area codes as follows:
- West: 979
- North: 936
- East: 409
- South: Gulf of Mexico
List of Counties:
List of Cities:
Leading institutions, ISPs and Telephone companies:
Some of the leading educational institutions are:
- Embry Riddle Aero University (Ph: 281-4649664)
- Alvin Community College (Ph: 281-4122600)
- Houston Baptist University (Ph: 281-6493000)
- Kingwood College (Ph: 281-3121600)
- Lee College (Ph: 281-4211853)
- A 7 Dollar Unlimited Access
- A plus Access
- A Silicon Networks
- A Value Access Providers--- VAP
- Ace Dialup
- Catholic Internet Services
- Covad Communications
- Marcin Company
- Net Star Telecommunications
- Networld Online
- Ozarks ISP
Main carriers and telephone companies are:
- ACS OF THE NORTHLAND, INC.
- ALLTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - AR
- BELLSOUTH TELECOMM INC DBA SOUTH CENTRAL BELL TEL
- BROADWING COMMUNICATINS. LLC - CA
- BROOKS FIBER COMMUNICATIONS - CALIFORNIA
- CITIZENS TELECOM CA. DBA FRONTIER COM OF CA
- COOK TELECOM, INC.
- DELTACOM, INC. - AL
- DIGITCOM SERVICES, INC.
- MCIMETRO, ATS, INC.
- MPOWER COMMUNICATIONS CORP. - CA
- NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC
- NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - GA
- NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
- PAC - WEST TELECOMM, INC.
- PACIFIC BELL
- QWEST CORPORATION
- SOUTHWESTERN BELL
- SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.
- THE TELEPHONE CONNECTION OF LOS ANGELES, INC.
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