My Area Code, My Self: Do These Digits Matter?

Nov 16, 2013

Area codes: For many of us, they're a matter of identity.
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With the news that there will be no new phone numbers given out with the prefixes 404, 678 or 706, WABE producer Kate Sweeney started thinking about all that area codes mean to us, and decided to conduct an informal investigation. Here’s what she found.