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Where Is Area Code 252?

Area code 252 is found in the US state of North Carolina. Primarily servicing the city of Greenville (population: 111539), area code 252 covers 30 counties of North Carolina.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 252 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 252 was brought into effect on March 22, 1998. 252 was split from the parent 919 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 252

  • Beaufort,
  • Bertie,
  • Camden,
  • Carteret,
  • Chowan,
  • Craven,
  • Currituck,
  • Dare,
  • Duplin,
  • Edgecombe,
  • Gates,
  • Greene,
  • Halifax,
  • Hertford,
  • Hyde,
  • Jones,
  • Lenoir,
  • Martin,
  • Nash,
  • Northampton,
  • Pamlico,
  • Pasquotank,
  • Perquimans,
  • Pitt,
  • Tyrrell,
  • Vance,
  • Warren,
  • Washington,
  • Wayne,
  • Wilson.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 252

City County City Population Time Zone
Greenville Pitt 111,539 EST
New Bern Craven 65,858 EST
Wilson Wilson 60,313 EST
Rocky Mount Nash 50,215 EST
Kinston Lenoir 41,852 EST
Henderson Vance 41,354 EST
Elizabeth City Pasquotank 40,629 EST
Washington Beaufort 27,394 EST
Roanoke Rapids Halifax 26,894 EST
Winterville Pitt 24,020 EST
Havelock Craven 23,605 EST
Newport Carteret 21,806 EST
Rocky Mount Edgecombe 21,510 EST
Tarboro Edgecombe 21,375 EST
Nashville Nash 17,117 EST
Williamston Martin 14,845 EST
Morehead City Carteret 14,681 EST
La Grange Lenoir 14,110 EST
Snow Hill Greene 12,696 EST
Edenton Chowan 12,544 EST
Hertford Perquimans 12,006 EST
Ahoskie Hertford 11,870 EST
Swansboro Carteret 11,663 EST
Beaufort Carteret 11,631 EST
Kill Devil Hills Dare 11,071 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.