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303 Area Code - Location, Time Zone. Toll Free? Scam? Who's Calling?

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Colorado
Timezone Mountain GMT
Is Area Code 303 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Denver, Aurora, Arvada, Westminster, Boulder, Longmont, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Commerce City, Parker

It is quite alarming when you get a call coming from a new area code. You will wonder why where does it originate from or if it is not associated with scammers. There are area codes that are assigned in specific areas of United States and area code 303 is one of them. To get to know more with area code 303 we addressed these concerns with the questions below.

What is area code 303 and where is it coming from?

In 1947, area code 303 was officially put into service. It was one of the original codes created in North American Numbering Plan assigned in North-Central portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. In 1988 it was split to form area code 719. It was split in 1995 to form area code 970 and it was overlaid with area code 720.

Major cities or places in Colorado within area code 303 include Denver, Aurora, Arvada, Westminster, Boulder, Longmont, Broomfield, Castle Rock, Commerce City, Parker and more.

Are calls coming from area code 303 a scam?

Technology is innovating nowadays as well as scammers. Phone call scam is one of the most common scams nowadays. They might call your phone and tell you that they are someone from institutions like banks or government agencies. They will ask you questions and extract information that might compromise your identity or personal accounts from banks or other agencies.

Do not ever give your personal information to someone you find suspicious. You can ask for the company name they represent and google them after. If you do not find any information about them like phone numbers or any details about their company, cut the call and block the number immediately.

How to block unwanted 303 calls?

For Android

  • Open your recent call logs on phone, find the number then click "details". After that, tap on "block number".

For iPhone

  • Visit recent call logs and locate the suspicious number that you want to block. Then tap the "i" and tap on "block this caller".

Is area code 303 toll free?

Area code 303 is absolutely not a toll free number. It is one of the telephone area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) assigned in the north central part of the state of Colorado. It charges a call or text message placed both in local and international. Charges may be done per-minute of the call or a monthly subscription offered by the telecommunications carrier.

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