281 Area Code

281 Area Code – Get a Houston local phone number for your business

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Where is area code 281?

Area code 281 covers the Southeastern part of Texas, including Houston, Pasadena, Sugar Land, and many of its surrounding suburbs and cities. It’s one of several area codes serving the greater Houston area, along with area codes 713, 832, and 346.

The 281 area code is an overlay for area code 713. It is in the Central time zone, and the standard time is UTC/GMT-6:00 hrs. It was established on November 2, 1996, to fulfill the growing population of Houston’s need for phone numbers.

The top 9 counties covered by the 281 area code are Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Liberty, Waller, Chambers, and San Jacinto. The major cities are Houston, Pasadena, Pearland, League City, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, and many more.

The nearby area codes of 281 area codes are 936 (Conroe, TX), 361 (Corpus Christi, TX), 4