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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Connecticut
Timezone Eastern Time (ET)
Is Area Code 475 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Bridgeport, Ansonia, Brookfield, Danbury

Do you ever feel bothered when a new area code pops up on your phone? Where is the call coming from? Should I answer it? Who could it be? Area code is a three digit number that recognizes a telephone service regions that is use in many countries, especially across North America. Given below are some commonly asked questions about area code 475.

Is area code 475 a scam?

Phone scam is one of the most common trick that scammers uses, where fraud can be involve. It is important to know how to recognize a phone scam to avoid getting charged when answering the phone call, or to avoid exposing your personal and financial information.

There are phone calls that may seem that it is originating locally, when in fact it is coming internationally. The caller may pretend that they are associated with the government, like government agencies. They would also claim that they are from a customer service team, just to gain your trust.

How to protect yourself from these scammers? There are many ways on how to avoid any interaction with these kind of people. Blocking the caller's number to stop receiving calls and text messages is one of the common ways. Also, if you do not recognize where is the call coming from, it is better to not answer it.

What is area code 475 and where is it from?

Area code 475 is a telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan, and is used across North America. The said area code provides service to the U.S. state of Connecticut, specifically the southwestern part. It lies within Eastern Time zone, and was officially used on December 12, 2009 as an overlay plan for the area code 203 that covers the same area.

Calls coming from area code 475 could be from the state of Connecticut and its surrounding cities, such as Bridgeport, Ansonia, Brookfield, Danbury, Norwalk, East Haven, Westport, Ridgefield, Cheshire Village, Southport, Cannondale, Woodbury Center, Meriden, Milford, Trumbull, Stratford, and more.

How do I block unwanted calls that is from area code 475?

Blocking the number of a suspected phone call is one of the easiest and effective way to protect yourself from phone scams. If you block a number from your mobile phone, you won't be able to receive any calls or messages from that number.

Here's a quick guide on how to block a number:

iPhone users

  • Open recent call logs
  • Look for the number and tap the "i" with a circle next to it
  • Click "block this caller"

Android users

  • Open recent call logs
  • Find the number and tap "details"
  • Click "block number"

Is area code 475 toll free?

Area code 475 is not toll free. Calls and text messages performed from any numbers 475-xxx-xxx charges a fee. The cost of the charge may vary to your local carrier and to what type of telecommunication services you have.

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