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Where Is Area Code 740?

Area code 740 is found in the US state of Ohio. Primarily servicing the city of Lancaster (population: 60107), area code 740 covers 34 counties of Ohio.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 740 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 740 was brought into effect on December 6, 1997. 740 was split from the parent 614 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 740

  • Athens,
  • Belmont,
  • Carroll,
  • Coshocton,
  • Delaware,
  • Fairfield,
  • Fayette,
  • Gallia,
  • Guernsey,
  • Harrison,
  • Hocking,
  • Jackson,
  • Jefferson,
  • Knox,
  • Lawrence,
  • Licking,
  • Madison,
  • Marion,
  • Meigs,
  • Monroe,
  • Morgan,
  • Muskingum,
  • Noble,
  • Perry,
  • Pickaway,
  • Pike,
  • Ross,
  • Scioto,
  • Tuscarawas,
  • Union,
  • Vinton,
  • Washington,
  • Wyandot.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 740

City County City Population Time Zone
Lancaster Fairfield 60,107 EST
Newark Licking 59,979 EST
Chillicothe Ross 57,371 EST
Zanesville Muskingum 55,562 EST
Marion Marion 54,570 EST
Delaware Delaware 49,995 EST
Athens Athens 33,883 EST
Steubenville Jefferson 30,023 EST
Portsmouth Scioto 29,830 EST
Mount Vernon Knox 28,947 EST
Pataskala Licking 27,818 EST
Marietta Washington 27,648 EST
Lewis Center Delaware 25,692 EST
Circleville Pickaway 24,015 EST
London Madison 23,867 EST
Washington Court House Fayette 22,189 EST
Ironton Lawrence 21,511 EST
Cambridge Guernsey 20,219 EST
Coshocton Coshocton 18,997 EST
Logan Hocking 18,370 EST
Heath Licking 17,548 EST
Saint Clairsville Belmont 16,588 EST
Jackson Jackson 15,829 EST
Gallipolis Gallia 14,938 EST
Waverly Pike 14,296 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.