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

Richard Bagnell
Richard Bagnell
State Kansas
Timezone Central Time (CT)
Is Area Code 913 Toll Free? No
Major Cities Overland Park, Leavenworth, Prairie Village, Spring Hill

It can be quite confusing when a new area code pops in your phone's screen. A call from unknown area code can draw one's curiosity. You might be wondering where could the call be coming from. Area code 913 is one of the telephone area code in North American Numbering Plan the covers a specific region. Below are numbers of commonly asked questions about area code 913 that might be helpful to you.

What is area code 913 and where is it coming from?

Area code 913 is assigned to provide specific service to the U.S. state of Kansas. It covers mostly the northern half of the state and is located inside the Central Time zone. The said area code was officially set on 1947.

Calls and text messages that originates from this area code could be coming from its cities and different communities such as Overland Park, Leavenworth, Prairie Village, Spring Hill, Olathe, Lenexa, Atchison, Roeland Park, Paola, Gardner, Leawood, Edwardsville, Fairway, Louisburg, Linn Valley, Winchester, Hillsdale, Nortonville, Mission Woods, Basehor, Nortonville, Linwood, Effingham, Parker, Lancaster, Prescott, Mission Hills, Bonner Springs, Olathe, Shawnee, and more.

Is area code 913 a scam?

Calls coming from area code 913 could be linked with scammers. Since a large number of 913 numbers are being used in the northern portion of Kansas, it can be possible that a scammer is also using a 913 number. They will call your phone and may introduce their self as a customer service representative.

If the caller mentions the name of the company, take not of it and do a background check by searching it on the internet. If you do not find any valid information regarding the number, consider it as a red flag and hang-up the call instantly. Block the number from your phone so you won't be able to receive their calls and text messages again.

How do I block unwanted 913 calls?

If you want to block a number from your cell phone, here's how:

iPhone

  • Go to recent calls
  • Tap the "i" next to the number you want to block , then tap "block this caller"

Android

  • Open recent calls
  • Click on "details" then "block number"

Is area code 913 toll free?

Area code 913 is not a toll free telephone area code. Both local and international calls have charges. Charges applied to every call may be done per-minute, and the cost varies to the local carrier in which you are receiving your telecommunications and other wireless services.

In conclusion

Unfamiliar calls should not be answered. Since phone scams are very common these days, it is best to make sure that the call you have received is not associated with scammers. Again, you may look it up on the internet and search where the number is registered from. It is best to make sure your safety and to avoid more interaction with scammers.

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