Area Code "216" Details & History:
216 is the North American telephone area code for the Cleveland area of the state of Ohio. It was one of the original area codes issued in the North American Numbering Plan on January 1, 1947. 216 is the parent of area code 330 (which is overlaid by 234) and area code 440. Ohio area code 216 has been in service since 1947. It has 379 landlines and 131 wireless prefixes (exchanges) serviced by 34 carriers. It covers 5 counties, 299 ZIP codes, and 27 cities, including Cleveland, Lakewood, Euclid, Beachwood, Maple Heights, Brook Park, Shaker Heights, Independence, and Seven Hills.
Counties served by this Area Code: