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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Utah
Timezone Mountain Time (PT)
Is Area Code 385 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan, Orem

If you see a new area code popped up on your phone, it can be worrying. Questions like "Where is it coming from?", "Is the call important?", "Is the call linked with scammers?" often comes into your mind. The 385 area code is created to serve a specific area. Below are some information you might wanna know about the area code 385...

What is 385 number and what location is it coming from?

385 number is one of the telephone area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). It is an overlay plan with area code 801. The area code 801 was restricted to the Wasatch Front, while the rest of the area of Utah was assigned to area code 385.

The area code 385 was put in service on June 1, 2008. It was announced that those who have been using the 801 number could still use it. Area code 385 is located in the north-central part of Utah.

Where is area code 385?

Area code 385 covers the state of Utah and its surrounding cities namely Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan, Orem, Sandy, Ogden, Layton, Millcreek, Taylorsville, Lehi, Murray, Bountiful, Draper, Riverton, Kearns, Pleasant Grove, Cottonwood Heights, Springville, Midvale, Kaysville, Syracuse, South Salt Lake, Herriman, Clinton, Highland, West Haven, and more.

Are calls from area code 385 a scam?

There are also scammers who uses 385 numbers. Since it is used by a large number of people, scammers tends to use this chance to claim that they are calling from a company or from other business' customer service team.

If you happen to receive this kind of call, look up on the internet the company or the business' name mentioned to see if the number they are calling on is provided on their site. If you do not find the number, immediately hang up and block the number.

How do I block unwanted calls from 385?

If you keep receiving unwanted calls from 385 numbers, here is a quick guide on how to block them:

iPhone users;

  • Go to your recent calls
  • Click the "i" with a circle around it
  • Scroll to the bottom and click "block this caller".

Android users;

The process is quite similar to previous one,

  • Go to your recent calls
  • Click the "details"
  • Lastly, click "block number".

Are calls from 385 numbers toll free?

The 385 numbers are not toll free. The company where you acquired your cellular mobile and paging services applies the charges to both international and local calls. For more information regarding this matter, contact the company and review the terms and agreements of the services you acquired.

Conclusion

There are other area codes across North America that are toll free. However, the area code 385 is not a toll free telephone area code and may apply charges when you make a call.

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