Alaska Area Code

Alaska utilizes area codes as part of its telephone numbering system. The primary area code, '907,' covers the entire state, including major cities like Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. To meet the increasing demand for telephone numbers, Alaska introduced an overlay area code, '227,' which allows for additional numbers without changing existing ones. These area codes are essential for routing calls within the state and ensuring efficient communication across Alaska's vast and diverse regions.

State alaska
State Abbreviation: AL
State Nickname: Last Frontier Equality State
Capital City Juneau
Area Codes 907
Timezone Alaska Standard Time (AKST)
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What time zone is Alaska?

The primary timezone for Alaska is Alaska Standard Time (AKST), but during daylight saving time (DST), some regions, especially in the Aleutian Islands, may switch to Alaska Daylight Time (AKDT), which is one hour ahead of AKST. It's essential to keep in mind that not all parts of Alaska observe DST, and the decision can vary by location.

Note that the start and end dates of daylight saving time can change


The area code '907' holds historical significance as one of the original area codes established in 1947 when the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) was implemented. Initially covering the entire state of Alaska, '907' has played a pivotal role in the state's telecommunications development. Over time, due to population growth and increased demand for telephone services, '907' underwent changes, including splits and overlays, to ensure sufficient phone number resources while preserving existing numbers. These adjustments have allowed '907' to adapt and continue serving Alaska's diverse and vast regions.

All Area Codes in Alaska

This table provides a quick overview of all area codes, their locations, and some historical context for each.

Area Code Location History and Details
907 Alaska Main area code for the entire state of Alaska.

Largest Cities in Alaska with area codes

Quick overview of large cities, their area codes, and some historical context for each in Alaska.

Name Area Code History and Details
Anchorage 907 The largest city in Alaska, known for its stunning natural beauty and economic significance.
Fairbanks 907 The second-largest city in Alaska, located in the interior of the state with a rich history.
Juneau 907 The capital city of Alaska, situated in the southeastern part of the state.
Sitka 907 A picturesque town in southeastern Alaska known for its natural beauty and cultural heritage.
Wasilla 907 A city in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, known for its outdoor recreational activities.
Kenai 907 Located on the Kenai Peninsula, known for fishing and outdoor activities.
Ketchikan 907 A city in southeastern Alaska often referred to as the "Salmon Capital of the World."
Bethel 907 Located in southwestern Alaska, Bethel serves as a regional hub for surrounding villages.