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Where Is Area Code 228?

Area code 228 is found in the US state of Mississippi. Primarily servicing the city of Gulfport (population: 86619), area code 228 covers 3 counties of Mississippi.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 228 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 228 was brought into effect on September 15, 1997. 228 was split from the parent 601 area code.

Map of Mississippi with area code 228 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 228

  • Hancock,
  • Harrison,
  • Jackson.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 228

City County City Population Time Zone
Gulfport Harrison 86,619 CST
Biloxi Harrison 62,868 CST
Ocean Springs Jackson 37,118 CST
Moss Point Jackson 31,844 CST
Pascagoula Jackson 22,435 CST
Vancleave Jackson 19,541 CST
Long Beach Harrison 17,467 CST
Gautier Jackson 17,251 CST
Bay Saint Louis Hancock 15,124 CST
Saucier Harrison 14,115 CST
Pass Christian Harrison 13,664 CST
Diberville Harrison 8,837 CST
Diamondhead Hancock 8,636 CST
Kiln Hancock 7,937 CST
Waveland Hancock 5,984 CST
Pearlington Hancock 1,456 CST

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.