Louisiana Area Codes

5 area codes serve Louisiana

Louisiana Area Codes Overview

Louisiana is served by multiple area codes, each delineating specific geographic regions within the state. The most prominent ones include 504, covering the greater New Orleans area, known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant music scene. Baton Rouge, the state capital, falls under the 225 area code, while Lafayette and southwestern Louisiana are encompassed by 337. Shreveport and northwestern Louisiana utilize area code 318, reflecting the diverse landscapes and economic activities in this region. Additionally, the 985 area code serves the southeastern part of the state, including areas like Houma and Slidell. As with many states, the introduction of new area codes may occur in response to population growth and increased demand for telecommunication services, ensuring efficient communication across Louisiana's varied communities.

Largest 22 cities in Louisiana

City Population
New Orleans 343,829
Baton Rouge 229,493
Shreveport 199,311
Metairie 138,481
Lafayette 120,623
Lake Charles 71,993
Kenner 66,702
Bossier City 61,315
Monroe 48,815
Alexandria 47,723
Houma 33,727
Marrero 33,141
New Iberia 30,617
Laplace 29,872
Slidell 27,068
Prairieville 26,895
Central 26,864
Terrytown 23,319
Ruston 21,859
Sulphur 20,410
Harvey 20,348
Hammond 20,019

Louisiana Area Codes List