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272 Area Code

Major City:Scranton
Current Time:

History of area code 272

272 was first put in service October 21, 2013. It was created from area code 570.

Where is area code 272

Area code 272 is located in northeastern Pennsylvania and covers Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and Williamsport. It is an overlay for area code 570 and serves the same area.

What time zone is area code 272?

The 272 area code is located in the Eastern timezone. The Eastern time zone is also known as America/New_York

area code 272

272 area code map

Top 20 Counties in Area Code 272

CountyTotal Population% of 272% of County
Luzerne, PA320,9188%100%
Lackawanna, PA214,4374%100%
Monroe, PA169,8425%89%
Schuylkill, PA148,2896%98%
Lycoming, PA116,11111%100%
Northumberland, PA94,5284%98%
Columbia, PA67,2954%100%
Bradford, PA62,62210%100%
Pike, PA57,3695%100%
Wayne, PA52,8226%100%
Carbon, PA65,2493%78%
Union, PA44,9473%100%
Susquehanna, PA43,3567%100%
Clinton, PA39,2388%100%
Snyder, PA39,7022%84%
Wyoming, PA28,2763%100%
Tioga, PA41,9816%62%
Northampton, PA297,7350%6%
Montour, PA18,2671%100%
Sullivan, PA6,4284%100%

Top 50 Cities in Area Code 272

CityTotal Population% of 272% of City
Scranton, PA76,0890%100%
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,4980%100%
Williamsport, PA29,3810%100%
Hazleton, PA25,3400%100%
Bloomsburg, PA14,8550%100%
Pottsville, PA14,3240%100%
Dunmore, PA14,0570%100%
Kingston, PA13,1820%100%
Mountain Top, PA10,9820%100%
Berwick, PA10,4770%100%
Nanticoke, PA10,4650%100%
Sunbury, PA9,9050%100%
East Stroudsburg, PA9,8400%100%
Lock Haven, PA9,7720%100%
Carbondale, PA8,8910%100%
Old Forge, PA8,3130%100%
Pittston, PA7,7390%100%
Shamokin, PA7,3740%100%
Tamaqua, PA7,1070%100%
Milton, PA7,0420%100%
Archbald, PA6,9840%100%
Blakely, PA6,5640%100%
South Williamsport, PA6,3790%100%
Arlington Heights, PA6,3330%100%
Taylor, PA6,2630%100%
Dickson City, PA6,0700%100%
Plymouth, PA5,9510%100%
Mount Carmel, PA5,8930%100%
Lewisburg, PA5,7920%100%
Moosic, PA5,7190%100%
Selinsgrove, PA5,6540%100%
Exeter, PA5,6520%100%
Sayre, PA5,5870%100%
Stroudsburg, PA5,5670%100%
Schuylkill Haven, PA5,4370%100%
Olyphant, PA5,1510%100%
Clarks Summit, PA5,1160%100%
Shenandoah, PA5,0710%100%
Swoyersville, PA5,0620%100%
Duryea, PA4,9170%100%
West Pittston, PA4,8680%100%
Edwardsville, PA4,8160%100%
Sierra View, PA4,8130%100%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,7810%100%
Danville, PA4,6990%100%
Jessup, PA4,6760%100%
Montoursville, PA4,6150%100%
West Hazleton, PA4,5940%100%
Penn Estates, PA4,4930%100%
Honesdale, PA4,4800%100%

Largest Landline Carriers in area code272

67%Voxbeam Telecommunications

Largest Wireless Carriers in area code272


Prefixes in area code272

PrefixUsagePrimary CityCarrierIntroduced
(272) 222-landlineBeaver SpgsVoxbeam Telecom04/02/2014
(272) 762-wireless07/03/2014
(272) 888-landlineLake ArielVoxbeam Telecom04/02/2014