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North American area code 979 is a state of Texas telephone area code for numbers in an area that generally follows the Brazos River found between the Austin and Houston metro areas and its surrounding communities, stretching from just south of Waco to the Gulf Coast. It was created February 13, 2000, in a split from area code 409.
Counties served by this area code:
- Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Lee, Matagorda, Milam, Robertson, Waller, Washington and Wharton
Towns and cities served by this area code:
- Alleyton, Altair, Angleton, Bay City, Beasley, Bellville, Bleiblerville, Boling, Brazoria, Brenham, Bryan, Burton, Caldwell, Calvert, Carmine, Cat Spring, Cedar Lane, Chappell Hill, Chriesman, Clute, College Station, Columbus, Damon, Danbury, Danciger, Danevang, Deanville, Dime Box, Eagle Lake, East Bernard, Egypt, El Campo, Ellinger, Fayetteville, Franklin, Freeport, Garwood, Gause, Giddings, Glen Flora, Glidden, Guy, Hearne, Hempstead, Hungerford, Industry, Kendleton, Kenney, Kurten, La Grange, Lake Jackson, Lane City, Ledbetter, Lexington, Lincoln, Lissie, Louise, Lyons, Markham, Matagorda, Millican, Mumford, Nada, Needville, New Baden, New Ulm, Oakland, Old Ocean, Orchard, Pierce, Pledger, Plum, Prairie Hill, Pine Island, Rock Island, Round Top, San Felipe, Schulenburg, Sealy, Sheridan, Somerville, Sweeny, Van Vleck, Wadsworth, Wallis, Warda, Warrenton, Weimar, Wellborn, West Columbia, West Point, Wharton, and Wheelock
|Texas area codes: 210, 214, 254, 281, 325, 346, 361, 409, 430, 432, 469, 512, 682, 713, 737, 806, 817, 830, 832, 903, 915, 936, 940, 956, 972, 979|
|North: 254, 430/903|
|West: 512/737, 361||area code 979||East: 281/713/832, 409, 936|
|South: Gulf of Mexico|