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Where Is Area Code 828?

Area code 828 is found in the US state of North Carolina. Primarily servicing the city of Asheville (population: 123505), area code 828 covers 22 counties of North Carolina.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 828 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 828 was brought into effect on March 22, 1998. 828 was split from the parent 704 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 828

  • Alexander,
  • Avery,
  • Buncombe,
  • Burke,
  • Caldwell,
  • Catawba,
  • Cherokee,
  • Clay,
  • Graham,
  • Haywood,
  • Henderson,
  • Jackson,
  • Macon,
  • Madison,
  • McDowell,
  • Mitchell,
  • Polk,
  • Rutherford,
  • Swain,
  • Transylvania,
  • Watauga,
  • Yancey.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 828

City County City Population Time Zone
Asheville Buncombe 123,505 EST
Hickory Catawba 78,913 EST
Hendersonville Henderson 67,594 EST
Morganton Burke 54,749 EST
Lenoir Caldwell 47,076 EST
Boone Watauga 33,571 EST
Marion McDowell 30,601 EST
Waynesville Haywood 27,991 EST
Newton Catawba 27,018 EST
Franklin Macon 26,997 EST
Taylorsville Alexander 25,669 EST
Candler Buncombe 25,218 EST
Conover Catawba 22,756 EST
Forest City Rutherford 20,903 EST
Weaverville Buncombe 20,215 EST
Rutherfordton Rutherford 19,962 EST
Granite Falls Caldwell 19,776 EST
Arden Buncombe 19,303 EST
Brevard Transylvania 19,206 EST
Murphy Cherokee 18,170 EST
Canton Haywood 17,439 EST
Fletcher Henderson 16,779 EST
Burnsville Yancey 16,576 EST
Sylva Jackson 16,181 EST
Black Mountain Buncombe 13,545 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.