Pennsylvania space code 570, overlaying cities and cities akin to Carbondale, Mountain Prime, Plymouth, Scranton or Wilkes-Barre shall be overlaid by the brand new space code 272 beginning October 21, 2013. The brand new space code will cowl the identical space at present served by space code 570.
Using two space codes on this northern a part of Pennsylvania will end in necessary 10 digit dialing for all instate, together with native calls. There’s a permissive 10 digit dialing interval at present in place for 570 native calls (March 21 to September 21), throughout which each 7 and 10 digit dialing are permitted. From September 21 to October 21, 10 digit dialing for all calls throughout the 570 space code turns into necessary. Beginning October 21, the brand new 272 NPA turns into energetic.
See official announcement (PDF doc).
Go to area code 272 web page for an inventory of cities served, map and different data.