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Where Is Area Code 803?

Area code 803 is found in the US state of South Carolina. Primarily servicing the city of Columbia (population: 312152), area code 803 covers 21 counties of South Carolina.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 803 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 803 was brought into effect on January 1, 1947.

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Counties in Area Code 803

  • Aiken,
  • Allendale,
  • Bamberg,
  • Barnwell,
  • Calhoun,
  • Chester,
  • Clarendon,
  • Edgefield,
  • Fairfield,
  • Hampton,
  • Kershaw,
  • Lancaster,
  • Lee,
  • Lexington,
  • Newberry,
  • Orangeburg,
  • Richland,
  • Sumter,
  • Union,
  • York.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 803

City County City Population Time Zone
Columbia Richland 312,152 EST
Rock Hill York 111,966 EST
Lexington Lexington 93,100 EST
Sumter Sumter 84,248 EST
Aiken Aiken 70,661 EST
West Columbia Lexington 53,716 EST
Fort Mill York 51,746 EST
Orangeburg Orangeburg 47,611 EST
Lancaster Lancaster 47,504 EST
Irmo Richland 33,526 EST
North Augusta Aiken 33,044 EST
Clover York 30,564 EST
York York 30,014 EST
Columbia Lexington 29,627 EST
Camden Kershaw 22,674 EST
Elgin Kershaw 22,219 EST
Newberry Newberry 20,506 EST
Chapin Lexington 19,683 EST
Chester Chester 19,492 EST
Gaston Lexington 19,353 EST
Fort Mill Lancaster 18,306 EST
Manning Clarendon 17,927 EST
Blythewood Richland 16,772 EST
Leesville Lexington 15,733 EST
Lugoff Kershaw 15,456 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.