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

Rachel Steinford
Rachel Steinford
State Illinois
Timezone Central Time (CT)
Is Area Code 447 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Champaign, Charleston, Chatham, Danville, Decatur, Effingham, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Mattoon, Quincy, Rantoul, Springfield, Taylorville, Urbana

If a call pops up from an unrecognized number, we tend to wonder where it is coming from or how did they get our number. There are over 400 area codes in the country so its understandable if we don't recognize some of them. One of the registered area codes in the North American numbering plan is the area code 447. Below are some of the questions commonly asked about an area code.

What is area code 447 and in what area could the call be from?

Area code 447 was added in NANP to serve the central part of the U.S. state of Illinios as an overlay to the original area code 217. This telephone area code was made effective on March 27, 2021 and considered to be the 2nd area code serving the state of Illinois.

The numbering plan area includes the large cities of Champaign, Charleston, Chatham, Danville, Decatur, Effingham, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Mattoon, Quincy, Rantoul, Springfield, Taylorville, Urbana and more cities throughout the central part of the U.S. state of Illinois.

Are calls that coming from area code 447 a scam?

Since there are large of area codes that are registered in North American Numbering Plan and being utilized in North America, there's a great possibility that scammers will use area code 447 for telephone fraud. They can make the call look somewhere in the same state as you are but it is actually coming from overseas. If you are not careful, these type of calls could cost your account hefty bucks since international calls charge higher than local or domestic calls.

How do I block the calls coming from area code 447

To avoid receiving unwanted calls, please know that you can block those disturbing numbers by following the simple guide below..

For Android users

  • Open your recent call logs
  • Find the number you want to block
  • Click "details", then tap "block number"

For iPhone users

  • Visit your recent call logs
  • Click the "i" next to the number you want to block
  • Scroll down to the bottom and tap "block this caller"

Is area code 447 toll free?

Area code 368 does not belong to the few selected area codes that are toll free codes. All calls performed from 368 code applies charge to your account. Call rates depend on the location. International calls charge higher than local calls. Charges apply per minute or per subscription plan monthly or yearly. You may ask your telecommunications provider to know more about this concern.

In conclusion

It is important to always take extra caution especially when receiving calls from unrecognized numbers. Spam calls could cost a lot on your account. Always know how to identify spam calls from real ones.

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