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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Florida
Timezone Eastern Time (ET)
Is Area Code 904 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Jacksonville, Palm Valley, Lakeside, Asbury Lake

Unfamiliar calls can be quite disturbing. Is it from a scammer? Where is it coming from? Who could it be? Why would they be calling? Area code 904 is a unique code that was intended to provide service to a region. Given below are numbers of most commonly asked questions about area code 904.

What is area code 904 and what location is it from?

In July 11, 1965, the northern half of the U.S. state of Florida was assigned to area code 904, as the area code 305 was experiencing population growth. It is located inside the Eastern Time zone.

Calls and text messages that originates from area code 904 could be from the cities and different communities of Florida such as Jacksonville, Palm Valley, Lakeside, Asbury Lake, Middleburg, Fleming Island, Yulee, Atlantic Beach, Starke, Orange Park, Hilliard, Baldwin, Hampton, Nocatee, Macclenny, Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, Butler Beach, Villano Beach, Hastings, Raiford, Flagler Estates, Marineland, and more.

Are calls coming from area code 904 a scam?

With the rapid increased of mobile phones and pagers users, the call you have received recently might be associated with a scammer. "One Ring Scam" is one of the most common scam as of the present.

In One Ring Scam, the caller rings your phone once just enough to leave a missed call on your phone's screen. With this, your curiosity will rise up, to the point where you will decide to call them back. Calling them back could charge you with a bundle.

In order to avoid this kind of situation, do not answer the phone call or call back to the caller. Hang up the call instantly and block the number so the same number won't be able to reach your phone again.

How to block unwanted 904 calls?

To block a suspicious number from your phone, here's a quick guide on how to do it:

iPhone

  • Open recent call logs
  • Look for the number
  • Tap the encircled "i"
  • Click on "block this caller"

Android

  • Go to your recent call logs
  • Locate the number
  • Click the "details"
  • Click "block number"

Is area code 904 toll free?

Absolutely not! 904 numbers are not toll free. Any calls or text messages placed from a 904 number performs a charge from your account that will reflect on your phone bill. Charges can be done per-minute or by a monthly subscription. The cost of the charge will vary to your local telecommunications carrier or business.

In conclusion

It is important to be careful when it comes to answering calls that you do not recognize. It is best to never answer if the call is suspicious enough. Also, never forget to do a background check before you answer the call or answer the questions the caller might ask. If you want to block the caller, you can follow the provided guide above.

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