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Where Is Area Code 973?

Area code 973 is found in the US state of New Jersey. Primarily servicing the city of Newark (population: 278569), area code 973 covers 7 counties of New Jersey.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 973 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 973 was brought into effect on June 1, 1997. 973 was split from the parent 201 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 973

  • Bergen,
  • Essex,
  • Hudson,
  • Morris,
  • Passaic,
  • Sussex,
  • Union.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 973

City County City Population Time Zone
Newark Essex 278,569 EST
Paterson Passaic 146,679 EST
Clifton Passaic 83,923 EST
Passaic Passaic 70,047 EST
East Orange Essex 64,576 EST
Wayne Passaic 54,898 EST
Irvington Essex 54,201 EST
Bloomfield Essex 47,539 EST
West Orange Essex 46,404 EST
Morristown Morris 44,255 EST
Montclair Essex 37,917 EST
Belleville Essex 36,069 EST
Garfield Bergen 31,019 EST
Orange Essex 30,218 EST
Parsippany Morris 29,645 EST
Livingston Essex 29,499 EST
Nutley Essex 28,487 EST
Little Falls Passaic 26,308 EST
Newton Sussex 25,968 EST
Dover Morris 25,681 EST
Randolph Morris 25,585 EST
Caldwell Essex 24,931 EST
Lodi Bergen 24,503 EST
Maplewood Essex 23,990 EST
Haledon Passaic 22,674 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.