[PLUG-TALK] Non-1 calling area from specific cities

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Jan 27 13:30:09 PST 2017


On Fri, 27 Jan 2017, wes wrote:

> I don't have the answer, but I can provide a little insight as to why the
> answer is hard to find: it's not a simple answer. there isn't a list of
> prefixes which can local-call each other. each prefix has its own unique
> list of other prefixes which are "local" to it. this is how they prevent
> situations like calling amnity from mcminville becoming a long distance
> call.

Wes,

   I know this and was hoping for a list of exchanges from mine that did not
need the prefix.

> see here to get a glimpse of just how much nonsense is involved with this
> subject: http://localcallingguide.com/lca_exch.php?exch=159160
> that was not easy to find, even for me!

   Well, shame on you! :-)

> additionally, a nitpick: "1" is not the international access code, it's the
> national long-distance access code. international would be "011".

   That's true. When I'm overseas I need to dial 011 before the US area code,
exchange, and number.

Thanks,

Rich



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