Updated Jan 02, 2010Area Code 234
"E" is Eastern Time Zone, "C" is Central Time Zone, "M" is Mountain Time Zone, and "P" is Pacific Time Zone. Occasionally, an area code will fall in more than one time zone. In this case, the abbreviation is a combination of the previous abbreviations. Some area codes are shown with time zones referencing Universal Coordinated Time (UTC). Additional technical status can be retrived from the North American Numbering Plan Administration on the 234 area code specific link here.
Area Code 234 ( area code map)
Dates and historical information Area code 234 went live into service on October 30, 2000 (The paperwork process started on November 05, 1999).  It was formed as a subdivision of the 330 area code.
Growth Status This area code went live on October 30, 2000 as a result of a subdivision of the 330 area code.
Technical Status 2 Area code 234 is currently live and in service.
Time Zone(s) 1 E
LATA numbers served 322, 325, 923
Number of rate centers served 19
List of rate centers CORTLAND, SHARON CTR, GREENSBURG, MANCHESTR, HUDSON, GIRARD, STERLING, MONTROSE, ELIVERPOOL, CANTON, AKRON, SALEM, GLENMONT, KILLBUCK, MASSILLON, NASHVILLE, HOLMESVL, NORTH LIMA, YOUNGSTOWN
Number of major cities served 32
Names of major cities served (ZIP code) Westerville (43081), Cortland (44410), Bazetta (44410), Mecca (44410), West Mecca (44410), Wadsworth (44281), Green (44232), Clinton (44216), Hudson (44236), Youngstown (44505), Sterling (44276), Akron (44333), Fairlawn (44333), Montrose (44333), East Liverpool (43920), Calcutta (43920), E Liverpool (43920), Canton (44702), Akron (44308), North Benton (44449), Salem (44460), Patmos (44460), Glenmont (44628), Greer (44628), Killbuck (44637), Layland (44637), Stillwell (44637), Massillon (44646), Nashville (44661), Holmesville (44633), Malvern (44644), Oneida (44644), North Lima (44452), Youngstown (44503)
Number of exchanges served 26
List of exchanges served 234-244-xxxx, 234-248-xxxx, 234-294-xxxx, 234-310-xxxx, 234-369-xxxx, 234-380-xxxx, 234-421-xxxx, 234-437-xxxx, 234-466-xxxx, 234-517-xxxx, 234-521-xxxx, 234-525-xxxx, 234-542-xxxx, 234-555-xxxx, 234-567-xxxx, 234-595-xxxx, 234-635-xxxx, 234-650-xxxx, 234-657-xxxx, 234-678-xxxx, 234-736-xxxx, 234-738-xxxx, 234-742-xxxx, 234-759-xxxx, 234-788-xxxx, 234-855-xxxx
Number of telephone companies 11 telephone companies servicing the 234 area code
List of telephone companies T-MOBILE USA, INC., LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC - OH, XO OHIO, INC., AT&T LOCAL, MCI WORLDCOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - OH, ICG TELECOM GROUP - OH, SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, L.P. - OH, DOBSON CELLULAR SYSTEMS, INC., CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - OH, NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC - IL, AMERITECH OHIO
234 Area Code Map