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516 Area Code

Nassau County
North American area code 516 is a telephone area code in the state of New York. 516 serves the Nassau County portion of Long Island.

About Area Code 516

State: New York
Major City: Hempstead
Timezone: Eastern
Current Time: 6:24am

Where is area code 516?

Area code 516 is located in southeastern New York and covers Hempstead, Levittown, and Freeport. It is the only area code that serves the area.

What time zone is area code 516?

The 516 area code is located in the Eastern timezone. The Eastern time zone is also known as America/New_York. As of the last time this page was loaded, the current time is 6:24 am.

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History

Area code 516 was first put in service January 1, 1951. In 1999, area code 516 was split, and some of the phone numbers had to be updated to area code 631. To avoid exhausting all possible phone numbers in this area code, relief planning has begun.

Nearby Area Codes

203/475 (Bridgeport, CT)
347/718/929 (New York, NY)
516 (Hempstead, NY)
631/934 (Brentwood, NY)
914 (Yonkers, NY)
917 (New York, NY)

Top 1 Counties in Area Code 516

County Total Population
Nassau, NY 1,339,532

Top 50 Cities in Area Code 516

City Total Population
Hempstead, NY 53,891
Levittown, NY 51,881
Freeport, NY 42,860
Hicksville, NY 41,547
East Meadow, NY 38,132
Valley Stream, NY 37,511
Long Beach, NY 33,275
Elmont, NY 33,198
Oceanside, NY 32,109
Franklin Square, NY 29,320
Glen Cove, NY 26,964
Plainview, NY 26,217
Uniondale, NY 24,759
Baldwin, NY 24,033
Rockville Centre, NY 24,023
Garden City, NY 22,371
Merrick, NY 22,097
Massapequa, NY 21,685
North Bellmore, NY 19,941
Lynbrook, NY 19,427
East Massapequa, NY 19,069
Wantagh, NY 18,871
West Hempstead, NY 18,862
Syosset, NY 18,829
Mineola, NY 18,799
North Massapequa, NY 17,886
Massapequa Park, NY 17,008
Woodmere, NY 17,121
Bethpage, NY 16,429
North Valley Stream, NY 16,628
Roosevelt, NY 16,258
Bellmore, NY 16,218
Port Washington, NY 15,846
Seaford, NY 15,294
Westbury, NY 15,146
Floral Park, NY 15,863
North New Hyde Park, NY 14,899
South Farmingdale, NY 14,486
New Cassel, NY 14,059
Jericho, NY 13,567
North Merrick, NY 12,272
Salisbury, NY 12,093
North Wantagh, NY 11,960
Great Neck, NY 9,989
East Rockaway, NY 9,818
Inwood, NY 9,792
New Hyde Park, NY 9,712
Woodbury, NY 8,907
Plainedge, NY 8,817
Malverne, NY 8,514

Largest Telephone Carriers

Landline

Prefixes Carrier
33% Verizon
6% Cablevision Lightpath
3% Mcimetro Access Transmission Services
2% Broadview Networks
2% Xo
2% Sprint
2% Broadwing
13% Other

Wireless

Prefixes Carrier
11% Cingular
9% Verizon Wireless
6% Sprint
6% Usa Mobility Wireless
4% Omnipoint
1% Aat Paging Corporation Ii
1% Metro PCS
1% Other

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