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Where Is Area Code 480?

Area code 480 is found in the US state of Arizona. Primarily servicing the city of Mesa (population: 494070), area code 480 covers 2 counties of Arizona.

Located in the Mountain time zone, area code 480 is on the same time as Phoenix, AZ.

Area code 480 was brought into effect on March 1, 1999. 480 was split from the parent 602 area code.

Map of Arizona with area code 480 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 480

  • Maricopa,
  • Pinal.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 480

City County City Population Time Zone
Mesa Maricopa 494,070 MST
Scottsdale Maricopa 277,390 MST
Chandler Maricopa 264,013 MST
Gilbert Maricopa 218,081 MST
Tempe Maricopa 172,790 MST
San Tan Valley Pinal 73,938 MST
Apache Junction Pinal 50,918 MST
Queen Creek Maricopa 50,439 MST
Higley Maricopa 40,816 MST
Cave Creek Maricopa 27,843 MST
Fountain Hills Maricopa 23,427 MST
Paradise Valley Maricopa 17,605 MST
Gold Canyon Pinal 12,623 MST
Carefree Maricopa 3,150 MST
Rio Verde Maricopa 2,180 MST
Fort McDowell Maricopa 1,289 MST

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.