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Where Is Area Code 908?

Area code 908 is found in the US state of New Jersey. Primarily servicing the city of Elizabeth (population: 99701), area code 908 covers 7 counties of New Jersey.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 908 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 908 was brought into effect on November 1, 1990. 908 was split from the parent 201 area code.

Map of New Jersey with area code 908 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 908

  • Hunterdon,
  • Middlesex,
  • Morris,
  • Somerset,
  • Union,
  • Warren.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 908

City County City Population Time Zone
Elizabeth Union 99,701 EST
Plainfield Union 72,463 EST
Union Union 53,792 EST
Linden Union 42,554 EST
Hillsborough Somerset 38,872 EST
Bridgewater Somerset 38,472 EST
Westfield Union 30,760 EST
Flemington Hunterdon 30,046 EST
Hackettstown Warren 29,709 EST
Phillipsburg Warren 29,554 EST
Basking Ridge Somerset 27,099 EST
Elizabethport Union 27,007 EST
Scotch Plains Union 23,807 EST
South Plainfield Middlesex 23,757 EST
Summit Union 23,123 EST
Cranford Union 22,940 EST
Somerville Somerset 22,465 EST
Hillside Union 21,696 EST
Roselle Union 21,378 EST
Warren Somerset 15,512 EST
Clark Union 14,961 EST
Washington Warren 14,353 EST
Roselle Park Union 13,482 EST
Long Valley Morris 13,479 EST
Berkeley Heights Union 12,416 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.