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Where Is Area Code 661?

Area code 661 is found in the US state of California. Primarily servicing the city of Bakersfield (population: 530432), area code 661 covers 4 counties of California.

Located in the Pacific time zone, area code 661 is on the same time as Los Angeles, CA.

Area code 661 was brought into effect on February 13, 1999. 661 was split from the parent 805 area code.

Map of California with area code 661 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 661

  • Kern,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Tulare.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 661

City County City Population Time Zone
Bakersfield Kern 530,432 PST
Lancaster Los Angeles 184,980 PST
Palmdale Los Angeles 173,681 PST
Canyon Country Los Angeles 73,757 PST
Delano Kern 64,245 PST
Valencia Los Angeles 62,226 PST
Santa Clarita Los Angeles 53,913 PST
Newhall Los Angeles 35,394 PST
Tehachapi Kern 35,311 PST
Castaic Los Angeles 30,293 PST
Wasco Kern 27,686 PST
Arvin Kern 21,350 PST
Stevenson Ranch Los Angeles 20,454 PST
Shafter Kern 19,967 PST
Rosamond Kern 19,281 PST
Lamont Kern 17,833 PST
Taft Kern 17,229 PST
McFarland Kern 13,788 PST
Littlerock Los Angeles 13,224 PST
Earlimart Tulare 10,419 PST
Acton Los Angeles 8,110 PST
Mojave Kern 5,574 PST
Frazier Park Kern 5,175 PST
Maricopa Kern 4,257 PST
Edwards Kern 3,367 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.