Area Codes for Cincinnati, Ohio

The area codes used in the Cincinnati metropolitan area are: 513. See below for details.

In Cincinnati, area codes are always included in written telephone numbers and area codes must be dialed for all calls, even for local calling. All United States phone numbers are 10-digits total, including a 3-digit area code and a 7-digit local subscriber number.

Cincinnati area code information:

Cincinnati area codes:

Area codes are used to route phone calls to a specific geographic area within a country. All area codes in the US are exactly 3-digits long.

In the past, a given region often had just one area code. Nowadays, many cities and towns in denser urban areas have 2 or more area codes.

To make an inbound international call (or domestic long distance call) to a Cincinnati landline or mobile phone, you need to dial the appropriate 3-digit area code, followed by a 7-digit local subscriber number.

If you don't have a fully specified 10-digit phone number, including area code, you will not be able to complete an inbound call.

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Area Codes Used In & Near Cincinnati, Ohio

The following table shows the area codes in use in the Cincinnati metropolitan area and elsewhere in Ohio.

Cincinnati Area Codes

Area Codes Main Locations
 513  Covers the city of Cincinnati, and the nearby towns of Kenwood, White Oak, Forest Park, Sharonville, and Bridgetown. Also covers other locations in southwestern Ohio, such as Fairfield, Hamilton, Mason, Middletown, Norwood, and Oxford
 937  Covers locations in southwestern Ohio, including Beavercreek, Centerville, Dayton, Fairborn, Huber Heights, Kettering, Piqua, Riverside, Sidney, Springfield, Trotwood, Troy, and Xenia
 614  Covers locations in central Ohio, including Columbus, Dublin, Gahanna, Grove City, Hilliard, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, and Westerville
 740  Covers locations in southeastern Ohio, including Athens, Chillicothe, Delaware, Lancaster, Marietta, Marion, Newark, Portsmouth, Zanesville
Covers locations in northwestern Ohio, including Ashland, Bowling Green, Findlay, Lima, Mansfield, Sandusky, Toledo
Covers locations in northeastern Ohio, including Akron, Alliance, Austintown, Barberton, Boardman, Brunswick, Canton, Cuyahoga Falls, Green, Hudson, Kent, Massillon, Medina, Niles, Stow, Warren, Wooster, Youngstown
 440  Covers locations in northeastern Ohio, including Ashtabula, Eastlake, Elyria, Lorain, Mentor, North Olmsted, North Ridgeville, North Royalton, Parma, Parma Heights, Rocky River, Solon, Strongsville, Westlake, Willoughby
 216  Covers the city of Cleveland, Ohio, plus other locations in northeastern Ohio, including Brook Park, Cleveland Heights, East Cleveland, Euclid, Garfield Heights, Lakewood, Maple Heights, Parma, Shaker Heights, South Euclid

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Area Codes for Towns in Cincinnati Area

The table below provides area codes for Cincinnati and the largest nearby towns.

LocationArea Code(s)
Blue Ash OH area code 410 / 443
Cincinnati OH area code 410 / 443
Fairfield OH area code 410 / 443
Forest Park OH area code 410 / 443
Forestville OH area code 410 / 443
Groesbeck OH area code 410 / 443
Hamilton OH area code 410 / 443
Kenwood OH area code 410 / 443
Mason OH area code 410 / 443
Middletown OH area code 410 / 443
Mulberry OH area code 410 / 443
Northbrook OH area code 410 / 443
Norwood OH area code 410 / 443
Oxford OH area code 410 / 443
Sharonville OH area code 410 / 443
White Oak OH area code 410 / 443

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Cincinnati, Ohio Area Code Maps

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City Codes vs. Area Codes

In some cases, area codes may be referred to as city codes. However, a 'city code' more correctly refers to the codes used to designate airports and other geographic locations. These codes are issued under the United Nation's UN/LOCODE system and/or the IATA airport coding system. The city code for Cincinnati is CVG.

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