401 Area Code

Get a 401 Area Code Phone Number in Rhode Island (RI), Instantly

Obtain multiple 401 Area Code local and vanity phone numbers for private and business pursuits from wherever you are. Regardless of the stature of your business, incorporate Rhode Island 401 Area Code numbers into your business and enjoy various benefits:

Localize your business in the entire state of Rhode Island.
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Share 401 Area Code numbers to synchronize communications across multiple devices.
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Cutting-edge communication features for employee productivity & customer experience.
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Area Code 401 Location: Where is 401 Area Code Coming From?

Area code 401 is designed to serve overall state of Rhode Island, including most cities like Newport, Cranston, Warwick, East Providence, and Pawtucket.

401 Area Code serves five counties: Providence, Kent, Washington, Bristol, and Newport. It encapsulates several populous cities like Providence, Warwick, and Central Falls.

The table on the side illustrates the top locations (cities and communities) served by Area Code 401 in the US state of Rhode Island.

City/Town County TimeZone
Providence, RI Providence County Eastern
Warwick, RI Kent County Eastern
Cranston, RI Providence County Eastern
Pawtucket, RI Providence County Eastern
East Providence, RI Providence County Eastern
Woonsocket, RI Providence County Eastern
Newport, RI Newport County Eastern
Central Falls, RI Providence County Eastern
Westerly, RI Washington County Eastern
Newport East, RI Newport County Eastern
Valley Falls, RI Providence County Eastern
Greenville, RI Providence County Eastern
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI Washington County Eastern
Cumberland Hill, RI Providence County Eastern
Tiverton, RI Newport County Eastern
North Scituate, RI Providence County Eastern
West Warwick, RI Kent County Eastern
North Providence, RI Providence County Eastern
Little Compton, RI Newport County Eastern
East Greenwich, RI Kent County Eastern
Hope Valley, RI Washington County Eastern
North Kingstown, RI Washington County Eastern
Block Island, RI Washington County Eastern
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How to buy a 401 area code phone number?

To buy a 401 Area Code number, sign up with KrispCall; go to Settings > My Number > Add New Number > Select USA > Advanced Filter > Enter 401 and match to the first part of the number > Click Search. Then choose your 401 number, make payment & start making & receiving calls and texts after the number activation.

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401 Area Code History – Where Does a 401 Area Code Originate?

401 Area Code is one of the 86 original Area Codes in the NANP (North American Numbering Plan) created in 1947. It is also among only 12 Area Codes serving the entire state. Since its creation, it has served five (5) counties: Providence, Kent, Washington, Bristol, and Newport.

Before 2021, 401 was assigned to the central office code 988. However, it created conflict in dialing. So the Rhode Island Public Service Commission had to address this by enforcing ten-digit dialing as mandatory in all areas of its service.

Why Choose 401 Area Code Number for Business?

From establishing a local business presence in Providence, Rhode Island to relishing the power of enhanced communication features – get everything with 401 Rhode Island Area Code numbers for your business communications. 

Establish a local presence in Rhode Island: Establish your business’ local presence in Rhode Island with 401 Area Code business numbers. Regardless of your business stature and location, become a part of the locals and capitalize on local markets.
Elevate your acceptance rate and boost sales: Win over the Rhode Island residents and their trust with 401 Rhode Island Area Code local and vanity numbers. Simplify your agents' tasks and elevate their conversion rates. Ensure greater local acceptance, boosting your sales and business revenue.
No special equipment is required: Downloading the KrispCall app is all it takes. Use 401 Area Code phone numbers on your existing digital devices–laptop, PC, tablet, or anything else. Don’t worry about new hardware installations. Get going with whatever you have.
Powerful standard PBX system features: Relish every PBX feature of 401 business VoIP phones with the KrispCall app. Unleash the power of enhanced calling features, like Number Sharing, ACD, Monitoring, Barging, Recording, Phone Trees (IVR), etc., for efficient enterprise communication management.
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Access Powerful VoIP Features with your 401 Area Code Business Phone Number

Streamline business communication among your team members and customers by investing in 401 business phone numbers. Regardless of the stature of your business, take advantage of Area Code 401 business phone numbers.

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Number-sharing option allows you to receive calls across multiple devices. Improve your customer response by eliminating missed calls.

Call Forwarding

Instantly route business calls to your cellphones and landlines whenever necessary. Make sure you are not missing out on clients when not in the office.

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Record calls to monitor client requests and team performance. Use recorded calls as a guide for improving customer service and employee training.

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Don’t lose touch with your clients when you are unavailable. Allow clients to drop you a voicemail so their queries never go missing.

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View the entire conversation history, incoming and outgoing call logs, and messages in one unified dashboard.

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Set location-based caller IDs for outbound international calls. Localize your number to improve the chances of reaching potential customers in new markets.

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Instantly route customer calls to another line or agent who can better deal with their queries. Don’t keep your clients waiting

Unified Callbox

Connect with your team and customers instantly without switching apps, using an all-in-one dashboard that handles calls, SMS messages, voicemails, and multiple other options.

Custom Greeting

Enhance the calling experience for your clients. Record personalized greeting messages, so your customers feel comfortable during calls.

Application Areas of Area Code 401 Phone Number

Practical ways businesses use 401 Area Code Numbers.
Businesses can incorporate 401 Area Code numbers to localize their business in Rhode Island while streamlining communication for enhanced business productivity and unparalleled customer experience.

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Businesses can assign 401 Area Code numbers to their employees as their dedicated second phone numbers. It helps them track employees’ consensual communication activities and whereabouts while helping employees manage their private communications.

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Use Area Code 401 numbers for your business phone systems in Rhode Island. Facilitate your customers with a local call to reach you cheaply and vice versa. More importantly, grow your business as a local to impact a greater audience.

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Low-cost calling rates with local Area Code 401 phone numbers in Rhode Island. A cloud call or contact center can use these numbers to save a fortune in business communications, especially in the long run.

For proper marketing and sales

Create and deploy multiple vanity phone numbers using the 401 Area Code and track your marketing and sales campaigns. Invest in the ones that perform and revoke the ones that are not. A practical way to market and sell your products and services.

Other areas of application

Use 401 Area Code phone numbers anywhere that involves making and receiving calls, sending and receiving text messages, or MMS. From personal use (social media to location tracking) to SMB sectors to large enterprises.

How to get a 401 Area Code Phone Number Online?

Purchasing 401 Area Code Phone Numbers takes only a few minutes with KrispCall. You can follow the steps to obtain an Area Code 401 phone number in minutes. All you need is a valid payment detail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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401 Area Code is one of the 86 original Area Codes in the NANP (North American Numbering Plan) that serves the whole state of Rhode Island, including major cities like Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, Providence, and East Providence.

It was created in 1947 to serve the entire state of Rhode Island. Since then, it has served 5 counties, including major cities like Pawtucket, Providence, and Woonsocket. 

Country USA
State Rhode Island
Major Cities Providence, Warwick, Cranston, and Pawtucket
Time Zone Eastern
Telephone Number Format +1 (401) XXX-XXXX
Zip Code 02801-02940

401 Area Code is located in the Rhode Island, US. It serves five counties: Providence, Kent, Washington, Bristol, and Newport. It is the only Area Code that serves the state. Providence, Warwick, and Central Falls are some major cities of its service. 

All the cities and communities of the US state of Rhode Island, including some major cities: Providence, Warwick, Cranston, and Pawtucket, have the 401 Area Code. It has been serving these cities since 1947.

401 Area Code follows Eastern Timezone: Eastern Standard Time and Eastern Daylight Time (Eastern Daylight Saving Time).  Eastern Time Zone is also known as American/New York.

The 401 area code phone number support text messages depending on the features provided by the service provider. With KrispCall, 401 Area Codes support phone calls, text messages, and multimedia messages. 

Area Code 401 can sometimes be a scam if you do not acquire it from a legitimate service provider. Usually, free virtual phone numbers with 401 Area Codes are scams. Always get 401 Area Code phone numbers from legit VoIP providers like KrispCall. 

Anyone with a 401 Area Code local phone number can call outbound. It can be a legitimate business call or even a scam call. Always check their online presence and do some background checks (code lookup, caller id, & reverse phone lookup) on the caller using their provided information on the call.

401 Telephone Area Code serves numerous cities/towns in 5 counties of Rhode Island. They have a range of zip codes. Adamsville (Newport County) has the lowest code, 02801, and Providence (Providence County) has the highest code, 02940, as Zip codes.