1-800 / Toll Free Numbers

1-800 numbers, also known as toll-free numbers, are special telephone numbers in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) that begin with the prefix 1-800. These numbers allow callers to reach a business or individual without incurring any charges for the call. Instead, the entity that owns the toll-free number is responsible for covering the cost of the incoming calls.

The use of 1-800 numbers became popular because they provide a convenient way for businesses to establish a nationwide presence and encourage customers to contact them without hesitation. Over time, the range of toll-free numbers has expanded beyond just 1-800 to include other prefixes such as 1-888, 1-877, 1-866, and more. Each prefix represents a different group of toll-free numbers.

In addition to business use, toll-free numbers are also utilized by various organizations, charities, and government agencies to make it easier for the public to access their services or assistance without incurring charges. Overall, 1-800 numbers have become a ubiquitous and integral part of telecommunications, enhancing accessibility and communication for both businesses and individuals.

800 Area Codes

  • 800
  • 833
  • 844
  • 855
  • 866
  • 877
  • 888