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Where Is Area Code 870?

Area code 870 is found in the US state of Arkansas. Primarily servicing the city of Jonesboro (population: 79880), area code 870 covers 56 counties of Arkansas.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 870 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 870 was brought into effect on April 14, 1997. 870 was split from the parent 501 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 870

  • Arkansas,
  • Ashley,
  • Baxter,
  • Boone,
  • Bradley,
  • Calhoun,
  • Carroll,
  • Chicot,
  • Clark,
  • Clay,
  • Cleburne,
  • Cleveland,
  • Columbia,
  • Craighead,
  • Crittenden,
  • Cross,
  • Dallas,
  • Desha,
  • Drew,
  • Fulton,
  • Grant,
  • Greene,
  • Hempstead,
  • Howard,
  • Independence,
  • Izard,
  • Jackson,
  • Jefferson,
  • Lafayette,
  • Lawrence,
  • Lee,
  • Lincoln,
  • Little River,
  • Lonoke,
  • Marion,
  • Miller,
  • Mississippi,
  • Monroe,
  • Montgomery,
  • Nevada,
  • Newton,
  • Ouachita,
  • Phillips,
  • Pike,
  • Poinsett,
  • Polk,
  • Prairie,
  • Randolph,
  • Saint Francis,
  • Searcy,
  • Sevier,
  • Sharp,
  • Stone,
  • Union,
  • Woodruff.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 870

City County City Population Time Zone
Jonesboro Craighead 79,880 CST
Pine Bluff Jefferson 49,872 CST
Paragould Greene 36,952 CST
Texarkana Miller 36,582 CST
El Dorado Union 31,615 CST
Harrison Boone 30,493 CST
Mountain Home Baxter 28,240 CST
West Memphis Crittenden 25,617 CST
Batesville Independence 25,357 CST
Blytheville Mississippi 23,492 CST
Forrest City Saint Francis 19,836 CST
Camden Ouachita 19,835 CST
White Hall Jefferson 17,362 CST
Magnolia Columbia 16,790 CST
Arkadelphia Clark 16,628 CST
Hope Hempstead 16,570 CST
Monticello Drew 15,728 CST
Marion Crittenden 15,557 CST
Wynne Cross 13,590 CST
Pocahontas Randolph 12,490 CST
Crossett Ashley 12,162 CST
Sheridan Grant 12,090 CST
De Queen Sevier 11,331 CST
Newport Jackson 11,216 CST
Stuttgart Arkansas 10,656 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 modified on July 3, 2015.