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Where Is Area Code 205?

Area code 205 is found in the US state of Alabama. Primarily servicing the city of Birmingham (population: 445687), area code 205 covers 20 counties of Alabama.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 205 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 205 was brought into effect on January 1, 1947.

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Counties in Area Code 205

  • Autauga,
  • Bibb,
  • Blount,
  • Chilton,
  • Choctaw,
  • Etowah,
  • Fayette,
  • Franklin,
  • Greene,
  • Hale,
  • Jefferson,
  • Lamar,
  • Marion,
  • Pickens,
  • Saint Clair,
  • Shelby,
  • Sumter,
  • Tuscaloosa,
  • Walker,
  • Winston.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 205

City County City Population Time Zone
Birmingham Jefferson 445,687 CST
Tuscaloosa Tuscaloosa 114,934 CST
Bessemer Jefferson 71,649 CST
Birmingham Shelby 50,871 CST
Northport Tuscaloosa 38,280 CST
Jasper Walker 32,690 CST
Alabaster Shelby 27,012 CST
Trussville Jefferson 25,289 CST
Pelham Shelby 23,711 CST
Pinson Jefferson 21,778 CST
Pell City Saint Clair 21,058 CST
Clanton Chilton 20,054 CST
Helena Shelby 16,357 CST
McCalla Tuscaloosa 16,317 CST
Oneonta Blount 15,708 CST
Gardendale Jefferson 15,697 CST
Calera Shelby 15,389 CST
Montevallo Shelby 14,468 CST
Leeds Jefferson 14,333 CST
Odenville Saint Clair 14,114 CST
Warrior Jefferson 13,866 CST
Haleyville Winston 13,286 CST
Fairfield Jefferson 11,484 CST
Cottondale Tuscaloosa 11,352 CST
Springville Saint Clair 11,151 CST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last updated on July 3, 2015.