The area code 800 is actually a prefix for a toll free number. Phone numbers beginning with 800 allow a party to reach businesses and/or individuals without being charged for placing the call. The party who is called, or the toll free subscriber, is responsible for paying for the received call.

NPA Information
Area Code (NPA) 800
Location Toll Free
In Jeopardy? No
Is Assigned? Yes
Assignment Date 01 Jan 1966
In Service? Yes
In Service Date 01 Jan 1966
Overlay No
Overlay Complex
Predominant Timezone(s) UTC-05:00

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