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Where Is Area Code 706?

Area code 706 is found in the US state of Georgia. Primarily servicing the city of Columbus (population: 181710), area code 706 covers 52 counties of Georgia.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 706 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 706 was brought into effect on May 3, 1992. 706 was split from the parent 404 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 706

  • Banks,
  • Burke,
  • Catoosa,
  • Chattahoochee,
  • Chattooga,
  • Clarke,
  • Columbia,
  • Dade,
  • Dawson,
  • Elbert,
  • Fannin,
  • Floyd,
  • Franklin,
  • Gilmer,
  • Glascock,
  • Gordon,
  • Greene,
  • Habersham,
  • Hancock,
  • Harris,
  • Hart,
  • Heard,
  • Jackson,
  • Jasper,
  • Jefferson,
  • Lincoln,
  • Lumpkin,
  • Madison,
  • McDuffie,
  • Meriwether,
  • Morgan,
  • Murray,
  • Muscogee,
  • Oconee,
  • Oglethorpe,
  • Pickens,
  • Pike,
  • Putnam,
  • Rabun,
  • Richmond,
  • Stephens,
  • Talbot,
  • Taliaferro,
  • Towns,
  • Troup,
  • Union,
  • Upson,
  • Walker,
  • Warren,
  • White,
  • Whitfield,
  • Wilkes.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 706

City County City Population Time Zone
Columbus Muscogee 181,710 EST
Augusta Richmond 152,866 EST
Athens Clarke 108,546 EST
Dalton Whitfield 81,080 EST
Rome Floyd 74,939 EST
Lagrange Troup 54,319 EST
Augusta Columbia 53,541 EST
Ringgold Catoosa 41,726 EST
Evans Columbia 40,498 EST
Calhoun Gordon 40,469 EST
Hephzibah Richmond 39,998 EST
Chatsworth Murray 33,366 EST
Grovetown Columbia 32,203 EST
Rossville Walker 29,300 EST
Dawsonville Dawson 26,961 EST
Dahlonega Lumpkin 25,843 EST
Ellijay Gilmer 25,566 EST
Thomaston Upson 23,037 EST
Cleveland White 23,024 EST
Jefferson Jackson 22,531 EST
Toccoa Stephens 21,999 EST
Jasper Pickens 21,038 EST
Eatonton Putnam 20,020 EST
Blairsville Union 19,574 EST
La Fayette Walker 19,423 EST

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.