Area Code "918" Details & History:
Area code 918 is a telephone area code serving the state of Oklahoma. It covers Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Bartlesville, McAlester, Gore, Jenks, Muskogee, Tahlequah, Henryetta, and northeastern Oklahoma. 918 has 495 landlines and 125 wireless prefixes (exchanges) serviced by 68 carriers. It covers 31 counties, 650 ZIP codes, and 175 cities! 918 was split from 405 in 1953. It is predicted to exhaust its exchanges in 2012 (according to the NANPA); the approved plan calls for an overlay with new area code 539, effective on April 1, 2011. It would be the first overlay in Oklahoma.
Counties served by this Area Code:
Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Haskell, Hughes, Latimer, Leflore, Lincoln, Mayes, McIntosh, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington!