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

Rachel Steinford
Rachel Steinford
State Montana
Timezone Mountain
Is Area Code 406 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Havre, Miles City, Belgrade, Livingston

The fact that there are lots of area codes in the state it's understandable that we cannot remember all of them. Receiving calls from any of the codes that we are not familiar of can be quiet intriguing. Get to know more about these area codes like area code 406 below.

What is area code 406 and where is it coming from?

There is only one area code serving the U.S. state of Montana, the area code 406. It is one of the 86 original codes created by AT&T and the Bell System in 1947 for the entire state. 406 area code is located in the Mountain timezone also known as America/Denver.

Some of the major cities and communities covered by area code 406 include Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Bozeman, Billings, Butte-Silver Bow, Evergreen, Havre, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, Livingston, Laurel, Miles City, Missoula and many more small communities throughout the state of Montana.

Is area code 406 a scam?

Area code 406 was created in 1947 for the state of Montana. It was duly registered in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). Even if a number is duly registered, it can still be linked to scams. Technology keeps on innovating and population is rising as well as the number of mobile users. Never trust anyone who calls your phone using unfamiliar number. If the caller sounds suspicious, cut the call immediately and then block the number.

How do I block calls originating from area code 406?

Blocking numbers on your phone is so easy, just follow the guide below.

iPhone users guide:

  • Open recent call logs
  • Click "i" with a circle around it
  • Click "block this caller" to finish the process

Android users quick guide:

  • Tap on the phone icon
  • Tap the three dots and tap "settings"
  • Tap "block number"

Is area code 406 toll free?

Absolutely not. Area code 406 is not one of the few area codes that are toll free. Any calls perform with area code 406 applies charge to your phone bill. Charges vary from location to location, local or international. You can ask your telecommunications service provider about this concern.

In conclusion

Anyone can become a victim of scams anytime. So whenever you receive disturbing calls from unknown area codes, it is best not to answer. Remember not to divulge any of your personal from someone you don't know. Always run a quick search in the internet about the caller if given a chance.

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