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Where Is Area Code 850?

Area code 850 is found in the US state of Florida. Primarily servicing the city of Tallahassee (population: 283752), area code 850 covers 18 counties of Florida.

Parts of this area code are located in the Eastern time zone, while others are in the Central time zone. This means that some cities in area code 850 are on the same time as New York, NY, while others are on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 850 was brought into effect on June 23, 1997. 850 was split from the parent 904 area code.

Map of Florida with area code 850 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 850

  • Bay,
  • Calhoun,
  • Escambia,
  • Franklin,
  • Gadsden,
  • Gulf,
  • Holmes,
  • Jackson,
  • Jefferson,
  • Leon,
  • Liberty,
  • Madison,
  • Okaloosa,
  • Santa Rosa,
  • Taylor,
  • Wakulla,
  • Walton,
  • Washington.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 850

City County City Population Time Zone
Tallahassee Leon 283,752 EST
Pensacola Escambia 259,277 CST
Panama City Bay 120,222 CST
Milton Santa Rosa 87,211 CST
Fort Walton Beach Okaloosa 54,481 CST
Crestview Okaloosa 47,078 CST
Navarre Santa Rosa 35,259 CST
Gulf Breeze Santa Rosa 31,669 CST
Niceville Okaloosa 31,645 CST
Crawfordville Wakulla 26,990 EST
Cantonment Escambia 26,946 CST
Quincy Gadsden 24,195 EST
Defuniak Springs Walton 23,721 CST
Panama City Beach Bay 22,911 CST
Perry Taylor 20,656 EST
Marianna Jackson 19,525 CST
Lynn Haven Bay 19,328 CST
Chipley Washington 17,409 CST
Destin Okaloosa 16,362 CST
Bonifay Holmes 14,186 CST
Monticello Jefferson 12,741 EST
Santa Rosa Beach Walton 11,985 CST
Mary Esther Okaloosa 11,810 CST
Madison Madison 11,613 EST
Havana Gadsden 11,363 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.