A new area code is coming to Southwestern Ohio: 283

Posted By on March 4, 2023

New Area Code For SW Ohio - 283With area code 513 phone numbers in shortened supply in our Southwest Ohio area, “the Public Service Commission of Ohio has approved an all-services area code overlay for the 513 area code, which serves southwest Ohio including the communities of Cincinnati, Cleves, Forest Park, Hamilton, Lebanon, Maineville, Mason, Miamitown, Middletown, Norwood, Oxford, Trenton and West Chester. The new 283 area code will serve the same geographic area currently served by the existing 513 area code.”

So if you live in and around the Cincinnati, Ohio area, be aware of of caller IDs with 283 being “from the Southwestern Ohio area.” 


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