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Where Is Area Code 863?

Area code 863 is found in the US state of Florida. Primarily servicing the city of Lakeland (population: 242825), area code 863 covers 7 counties of Florida.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 863 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 863 was brought into effect on September 20, 1999. 863 was split from the parent 941 area code.

Map of Florida with area code 863 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 863

  • DeSoto,
  • Glades,
  • Hardee,
  • Hendry,
  • Highlands,
  • Okeechobee,
  • Polk.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 863

City County City Population Time Zone
Lakeland Polk 242,825 EST
Winter Haven Polk 98,144 EST
Sebring Highlands 50,494 EST
Okeechobee Okeechobee 43,379 EST
Davenport Polk 41,970 EST
Lake Wales Polk 37,963 EST
Haines City Polk 34,593 EST
Arcadia DeSoto 34,520 EST
Kissimmee Polk 31,174 EST
Auburndale Polk 29,548 EST
Bartow Polk 28,185 EST
Avon Park Highlands 24,830 EST
Mulberry Polk 23,420 EST
Lake Placid Highlands 21,644 EST
Labelle Hendry 19,723 EST
Clewiston Hendry 18,907 EST
Wauchula Hardee 14,626 EST
Polk City Polk 11,993 EST
Frostproof Polk 11,352 EST
Fort Meade Polk 8,925 EST
Lake Alfred Polk 7,694 EST
Bowling Green Hardee 7,402 EST
Moore Haven Glades 6,936 EST
Zolfo Springs Hardee 5,020 EST
Dundee Polk 3,597 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.