Idaho Area Codes

2 area codes serve Idaho

Idaho Area Codes Overview

Idaho, a state known for its diverse landscapes ranging from mountains to farmlands, encompasses multiple area codes that serve its communities. The most prevalent area code is 208, covering the majority of the state and including cities like Boise, Idaho Falls, and Coeur d'Alene. This area code is synonymous with the Gem State's identity. Additionally, the 986 overlay was introduced to accommodate the increasing demand for phone numbers. It serves the same geographic regions as 208, ensuring a continued supply of phone numbers for the growing population and businesses. These area codes not only connect residents and businesses across the state but also reflect Idaho's dynamic blend of urban and rural living.

Largest 12 cities in Idaho

City Population
Boise City 205,671
Nampa 81,557
Meridian 75,092
Idaho Falls 56,813
Pocatello 54,255
Caldwell 46,237
Coeur d'Alene 44,137
Twin Falls 44,125
Lewiston 31,894
Post Falls 27,574
Rexburg 25,484
Moscow 23,800

Idaho Area Codes List