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Where Is Area Code 562?

Area code 562 is found in the US state of California. Primarily servicing the city of Whittier (population: 192734), area code 562 covers 2 counties of California.

Located in the Pacific time zone, area code 562 is on the same time as Los Angeles, CA.

Area code 562 was brought into effect on January 25, 1997. 562 was split from the parent 310 area code.

Map of California with area code 562 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 562

  • Los Angeles,
  • Orange.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 562

City County City Population Time Zone
Whittier Los Angeles 192,734 PST
Downey Los Angeles 113,411 PST
Norwalk Los Angeles 107,098 PST
Lakewood Los Angeles 80,983 PST
Bellflower Los Angeles 77,740 PST
La Habra Orange 69,342 PST
Pico Rivera Los Angeles 63,852 PST
Paramount Los Angeles 54,893 PST
Cerritos Los Angeles 50,124 PST
Seal Beach Orange 24,358 PST
Los Alamitos Orange 22,328 PST
Artesia Los Angeles 16,834 PST
Santa Fe Springs Los Angeles 15,084 PST
Hawaiian Gardens Los Angeles 14,392 PST
Signal Hill Los Angeles 11,236 PST

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.