Area code 269

Summary

Area code 269 is the telephone area code serving the southwest portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.[1] Communities using 269 include Decatur, Dowagiac, Allegan, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Buchanan, Paw Paw, Portage, Otsego, Plainwell, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor, Marshall, Niles, Three Rivers, Sturgis, South Haven, Berrien Springs, and Bridgman.

Map of area code 269 in Michigan.

269 was created as a split of area code 616 on July 13, 2002. The 269 area covers roughly the lower third of 616 before the split. Frontier and AT&T are the predominant local telephone carriers.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ North American Numbering Plan Administration (2012). "NANPA Area Codes Map: Michigan". Nanpa.com. NeuStar. Retrieved 11 March 2013.

External linksEdit

  • Planning letter 294, which detailed the plan of 269's creation (PDF file)
  • List of exchanges from AreaCodeDownload.com, 269 Area Code
Michigan area codes: 231, 248/947, 269, 313, 517, 586, 616, 734, 810, 906, 989
North: 616
West: Lake Michigan area code 269 East: 517
South: 219, 260, 574
Indiana area codes: 219, 260, 317/463, 574, 765, 812/930

Coordinates: 42°15′N 85°30′W / 42.25°N 85.50°W / 42.25; -85.50