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Where Is Area Code 940?

Area code 940 is found in the US state of Texas. Primarily servicing the city of Denton (population: 148961), area code 940 covers 22 counties of Texas.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 940 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 940 was brought into effect on May 25, 1997. 940 was split from the parent 817 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 940

  • Archer,
  • Baylor,
  • Childress,
  • Clay,
  • Cooke,
  • Dallas,
  • Denton,
  • Haskell,
  • Jack,
  • Knox,
  • Montague,
  • Palo Pinto,
  • Parker,
  • Stonewall,
  • Throckmorton,
  • Wichita,
  • Wilbarger,
  • Wise,
  • Young.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 940

City County City Population Time Zone
Denton Denton 148,961 CST
Wichita Falls Wichita 101,896 CST
Coppell Dallas 40,088 CST
Gainesville Cooke 26,290 CST
Aubrey Denton 23,634 CST
Mineral Wells Palo Pinto 21,991 CST
Argyle Denton 19,661 CST
Decatur Wise 15,944 CST
Sanger Denton 14,404 CST
Justin Denton 13,981 CST
Graham Young 13,107 CST
Iowa Park Wichita 13,050 CST
Vernon Wilbarger 12,725 CST
Bridgeport Wise 11,541 CST
Lake Dallas Denton 11,472 CST
Burkburnett Wichita 11,275 CST
Bowie Montague 9,633 CST
Rhome Wise 8,794 CST
Krum Denton 7,677 CST
Sheppard AFB Wichita 7,538 CST
Pilot Point Denton 7,088 CST
Childress Childress 7,027 CST
Jacksboro Jack 6,218 CST
Boyd Wise 5,961 CST
Paradise Wise 5,444 CST

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.