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

Rachel Steinford
Rachel Steinford
State Minnesota
Timezone Central Time (CT)
Is Area Code 507 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Little Rock, North Little Rock, Conway, Benton, Sherwood, Jacksonville, Cabot, Searcy, Bryant, Maumelle

It is normal if we get curious to the unrecognized number that is flashing on our phone screen. Becoming wary or better still is almost a common practice to someone whenever he/she received a call from unknown number. If area code 507 is showing on your phone screen, we discussed more of this area code below.

What is area code 507 and where is it coming from?

Area code 507 is a telephone number code that was created from a split of area code 612 in 1954. Area code 507 is created for the southern fifth of Minnesota which happened to be the 3rd code serving the state. It is located in the central timezone.

Some of the large locations covered by area code 507 are Albert Lea, Austin, Fairmont, Faribault, Mankato, Marshall, New Ulm, Northfield, Owatonna, Rochester, St. Peter, Winona, Worthington and more smaller cities and communities throughout the state of southern Minnesota.

Is area code 507 a scam?

Scammers use random area codes for them to do their dirty tricks on random people. Scammers may use 507 to swindle or dupe unsuspecting people. They may call you personally and extract information from secretly without even knowing it or they may send you a text message with a link that leads to a certain site that if you logged your details there's a great chance that your account can be hacked. If you received a call or text like this, it's a red flag that you need to block the number immediately.

How do I block calls originating from area code 507?

Below are a quick guide to block unknown numbers.

iPhone

  1. Open recent call logs
  2. Click the encircled "i" after the number
  3. Tap on "block this caller"

Android

  1. Go to your recent call logs
  2. Tap on "details"
  3. Tap on "block number"

Is area code 507 toll free?

Area code 507 is definitely not a toll free number. Number codes 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 844 and 833 are the only telephone number codes that that toll free. Any calls perform with area code 507 applies sufficient charge on your account. International calls are a lot more pricey than local calls. Rates depend on the company that provides you telecommunications services. You may contact them directly to know more about this matter.

In conclusion

Exercising caution in answering unknown calls should always done. Giving information to unknown callers could put your account at risk. Always keep in mind that if the caller is a family, relative or someone you knew, they would always leave or send you a message.

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