- Area code 228
Area code 228 is the
telephone area codefor the MississippiGulf Coast. It was the second Mississippi area code, created in 1997when it was split off from the original area code 601, which covered the entire state.
Since then, the 601 area code was further reduced in size when
area code 662was created in 1999in the northern half of Mississippi.
Cities covered by area code 228
Long Beach, Mississippi
Pass Christian, Mississippi
Moss Point, Mississippi
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
* [http://www.nanpa.com/area_code_maps/display.html?ms NANPA: Mississippi area code map]
* [http://www.areacode-info.com/!history/default.htm Area code history.] AreaCode-Info.com.
* [http://www.bellsouth.com/areacode/769/ Bellsouth.com]
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