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Where Is Area Code 856?

Area code 856 is found in the US state of New Jersey. Primarily servicing the city of Camden (population: 75664), area code 856 covers 6 counties of New Jersey.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 856 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 856 was brought into effect on June 12, 1999. 856 was split from the parent 609 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 856

  • Atlantic,
  • Burlington,
  • Camden,
  • Cumberland,
  • Gloucester,
  • Salem.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 856

City County City Population Time Zone
Camden Camden 75,664 EST
Cherry Hill Camden 71,035 EST
Vineland Cumberland 61,044 EST
Sicklerville Camden 50,586 EST
Bridgeton Cumberland 47,119 EST
Marlton Burlington 45,802 EST
Clementon Camden 44,822 EST
Mount Laurel Burlington 42,106 EST
Williamstown Gloucester 40,115 EST
Blackwood Camden 39,064 EST
Sewell Gloucester 37,601 EST
Millville Cumberland 36,975 EST
Deptford Gloucester 36,278 EST
Willingboro Burlington 31,770 EST
Voorhees Camden 29,124 EST
Riverside Burlington 29,061 EST
Medford Burlington 27,336 EST
Merchantville Camden 22,401 EST
Moorestown Burlington 21,212 EST
Glassboro Gloucester 20,168 EST
Maple Shade Burlington 19,283 EST
Pennsauken Camden 19,003 EST
Swedesboro Gloucester 18,820 EST
Riverton Burlington 18,413 EST
Collingswood Camden 18,040 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 modified on July 3, 2015.