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

Rachel Steinford
Rachel Steinford
State Vermont
Timezone Eastern
Is Area Code 802 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Burlington, South Burlington, Rutland, Essex Junction, Barre, Bennington, Montpelier, Winooski, Brattleboro, Saint Albans

You tend to question a certain call whenever you receive unknown ones. You will probably call back and asked where it came from or how did they get your number. We provide some points below for you to understand more about area code 802.

What is area code 802 and where is it coming from?

Area code 802 is the only area code that covers the entire U.S. state of Vermont. Area code 802 was officially put into service in 1947. Vermont is among the twelve U.S. states with only one area code.

Some of the larger cities or places in Vermont within area code 802 are the communities of Colchester, Burlington, South Burlington, Barre, Bennington, Rutland, Essex Junction, Montpelier, Saint Johnsbury, Williston and many smaller communities throughout the state of Vermont.

Is area code 802 a scam?

Due to the proliferation of mobile phones and the rise of population, anyone can be a victim of the so called "One Ring Scam". This is a very common scam that one will intentionally drop a single ring on your phone to initiate curiosity. Be careful with this scam and don't fall for their tricks so you won't compromise any of your personal information.

How do I block calls originating from area code 802?

Below are your guide on how to block unwanted calls from your phones.

iPhone user

  • Open recent calls, locate the suspicious number, click the "i" and then choose block this caller.

Android user

  • Go to phone's recent calls, locate the number, tap the "details" and then tap "block number"

Is area code 802 toll free?

No, area code 802 is definitely not a toll free number so calls and text messages performed in this number will charge on your phone bill. Charges may apply per minute or per plan subscription. Ask your telecommunications provider to know more about this charge.

In conclusion

If you find the unknown caller sketchy, be careful on taking the call. It is important to remember that scammers exist. If you do not recognized the number, be careful in answering, never ever share any of your personal details.

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