Updated Jan 02, 2010Area Code 970
"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 970 area code specific link here.
Area Code 970 ( area code map)
Dates and historical information Area code 970 went live into service on April 02, 1995.  It was formed as a subdivision of the 303 area code.
Technical Status 2 Area code 970 is currently live and in service.
Time Zone(s) 1 M
LATA numbers served 656, 646, 654
Number of rate centers served 121
List of rate centers GRAND JCT, BERTHOUD, LOVELAND, FT COLLINS, ASPEN, MONTROSE, RANGELY, WILLARD, GLENWD SPG, COLLBRAN, MARVEL, TELLURIDE, OTIS, DURANGO, CRESTEDBTE, SO SIDNEY, DILLON, PAGOSA SPG, FLEMING, MESA, MAYBELL, BASALT, HAYDEN, EAGLE, FRASER, DE BEQUE, LA SALLE, PARACHUTE, STEAMBOSPG, RDFTHERLKS, CORTEZ, GREELEY, VAIL, RIDGWAY, CRAIG, OLATHE, OURAY, NORWOOD, WRAY, PEETZ, AKRON, IDALIA, COPE, JOES, ECKLEY, YUMA, KIRK, GRANBY, LODORE, FORTMORGAN, DINOSAUR, ANTON, WOODROW, SILVERTON, WINDSOR, DOLORES, DELTA, BRECKENRDG, STERLING, GYPSUM, SO LARAMIE, LAKE CITY, NEW RAYMER, PALISADE, RIFLE, IGNACIO, BAYFIELD, EDWARDS, W VENANGO, EATON, JULESBURG, MCCOY, ESTES PARK, WIGGINS, SOCHEYENNE, CARBONDALE, DOVE CREEK, PAONIA, MANCOS, MEAD, KREMMLING, DENVER, PLEASANTVW, SOUTHBAGGS, JOHNSTMLKN, WALDEN, FRUITA, GRAND LAKE, YAMPA, GUNNISON, WELDONA, BRIGGSDALE, VONASEBERT, GILCREST, PLATTEVL, HTSLPHRSPG, STONEHAM, OAK CREEK, HAXTUN, ALLISON, ECKERT, BRUSH, HILLROSE, HOLYOKE, CEDAREDGE, PARADOX, CIMARRON, NUCLA, NATURITA, HOTCHKISS, SILT, MEEKER, SO BIG SPG, CROOK, GROVER, NUNN, CRAWFORD, SOMERSET, GATEWAY, RICO, NEW CASTLE
Number of major cities served 214
Names of major cities served (ZIP code) Grand Junction (81501), Grand Jct (81501), Berthoud (80513), Loveland (80537), Fort Collins (80525), Ft Collins (80525), Aspen (81611), Aspen-gerbaz (81611), Montrose (81401), Colona (81401), (00000), Fort Collins (80524), Severance (80524), Ft Collins (80524), Rangely (81648), Stoneham (80754), Glenwood Springs (81601), Glenwood Spgs (81601), Cardiff (81601), Glenwood (81601), No Name (81601), West Glenwood (81601), Collbran (81624), Plateau City (81624), Estes Park (80517), Rocky Mountain National Park (80517), Marvel (81329), Telluride (81435), Mountain Village (81435), Mountain Vlg (81435), Pandora (81435), Sawpit (81435), Otis (80743), Durango (81301), College Heights Durango (81301), Hermosa (81301), Purgatory (81301), Tamarron (81301), Crested Butte (81224), Cement Creek (81224), Sidney (69162), Brownson (69162), Colton (69162), Lorenzo (69162), Dillon (80435), Keystone (80435), Montezuma (80435), Chimney Rock (81147), Pagosa Springs (81147), Pagosa Spgs (81147), Pagosa Lakes (81147), Fleming (80728), Mesa (81643), Basalt (81621), Ruedi (81621), Hayden (81639), Eagle (81631), Fraser (80442), De Beque (81630), Evans (80645), La Salle (80645), Parachute (81635), Battlement Mesa (81635), Btlmt Mesa (81635), Grand Valley (81635), Rulison (81635), Steamboat Springs (80487), Steamboat Spr (80487), Steamboat (80487), Red Feather Lakes (80545), Red Fe Lks (80545), Cortez (81321), Arriola (81321), Hovenweep National Monument (81321), Greeley (80631), Garden City (80631), Vail (81657), East Vail (81657), West Vail (81657), Ridgway (81432), Craig (81625), Lay (81625), Olathe (81425), Ouray (81427), Norwood (81423), Evans (80634), Greeley (80634), Wray (80758), Laird (80758), Peetz (80747), Akron (80720), Joes (80822), Yuma (80759), Granby (80446), Silvercreek (80446), Maybell (81640), Browns Park (81640), Greystone (81640), Fort Morgan (80701), Dinosaur (81610), Blue Mountain (81610), Massadona (81610), Woodrow (80757), Last Chance (80757), Silverton (81433), Severance (80550), Windsor (80550), Delta (81416), Breckenridge (80424), Blue River (80424), Sterling (80751), Gypsum (81637), Dotsero (81637), Sweetwater (81637), Clifton (81520), Bosler (82070), Laramie (82070), Jelm (82070), Foxpark (82070), Lake City (81235), Fort Morgan (80742), New Raymer (80742), Raymer (80742), Palisade (81526), East Orchard Mesa (81526), Rifle (81650), Rulison (81650), Antlers (81650), Rio Blanco (81650), Ignacio (81137), S Ute Indian (81137), Southern Ute Indian Reservat (81137), Allison (81137), Indian Agency (81137), Oxford (81137), So Ute Indian Res (81137), Tiffany (81137), Bayfield (81122), Chimney Rock (81122), Pagosa Springs (81122), Gem Village (81122), Vallecito (81122), Edwards (81632), Cordillera (81632), Venango (69168), Severance (80615), Eaton (80615), Ovid (80744), Mc Coy (80463), Julesburg (80737), Wiggins (80654), Hoyt (80654), Cheyenne (82001), Ft Warren Afb (82001), Fe Warren Afb (82001), Carbondale (81623), El Jebel (81623), Marble (81623), Redstone (81623), Crystal (81623), Dove Creek (81324), Squaw Point (81324), Paonia (81428), Bowie (81428), Mesa Verde National Park (81330), Mancos (81328), Mead (80542), Kremmling (80459), Denver (80202), Fruita (81521), Colorado National Monument (81521), Pleasant View (81331), Wellington (80549), Baggs (82321), Johnstown (80534), Loveland (80534), Walden (80480), Grand Lake (80447), Yampa (80483), Gunnison (81230), Taylor Park (81230), Baldwin (81230), Doyleville (81230), Iola (81230), Weldona (80653), Briggsdale (80611), Frisco (80443), Gilcrest (80623), Platteville (80651), Hot Sulphur Springs (80451), Oak Creek (80467), Avon (81620), Haxtun (80731), Arboles (81121), Minturn (81645), Severance (80610), Ault (80610), Eckert (81418), Orchard City (81418), Brush (80723), Hillrose (80733), Holyoke (80734), Cedaredge (81413), Coalby (81413), Grand Mesa (81413), Nucla (81424), Cimarron (81220), Hotchkiss (81419), Rogers Mesa (81419), Silt (81652), Meeker (81641), Axel (81641), Buford (81641), Big Springs (69122), Crook (80726), Grover (80729), Nunn (80648), Crawford (81415), Maher (81415), Snowmass (81654), Old Snowmass (81654), Somerset (81434), Bear Mine (81434), Dacono (80514), Erie (80514), Petersburg (99833), New Castle (81647)
Number of exchanges served 542
List of exchanges served 970-201-xxxx, 970-202-xxxx, 970-203-xxxx, 970-204-xxxx, 970-205-xxxx, 970-206-xxxx, 970-207-xxxx, 970-208-xxxx, 970-209-xxxx, 970-210-xxxx, 970-212-xxxx, 970-213-xxxx, 970-214-xxxx, 970-215-xxxx, 970-216-xxxx, 970-217-xxxx, 970-218-xxxx, 970-219-xxxx, 970-220-xxxx, 970-221-xxxx, 970-222-xxxx, 970-223-xxxx, 970-224-xxxx, 970-225-xxxx, 970-226-xxxx, 970-227-xxxx, 970-228-xxxx, 970-229-xxxx, 970-230-xxxx, 970-231-xxxx, 970-232-xxxx, 970-233-xxxx, 970-234-xxxx, 970-237-xxxx, 970-238-xxxx, 970-239-xxxx, 970-240-xxxx, 970-241-xxxx, 970-242-xxxx, 970-243-xxxx, 970-244-xxxx, 970-245-xxxx, 970-246-xxxx, 970-247-xxxx, 970-248-xxxx, 970-249-xxxx, 970-250-xxxx, 970-251-xxxx, 970-252-xxxx, 970-253-xxxx, 970-254-xxxx, 970-255-xxxx, 970-256-xxxx, 970-257-xxxx, 970-258-xxxx, 970-259-xxxx, 970-260-xxxx, 970-261-xxxx, 970-262-xxxx, 970-263-xxxx, 970-264-xxxx, 970-265-xxxx, 970-266-xxxx, 970-267-xxxx, 970-268-xxxx, 970-269-xxxx, 970-270-xxxx, 970-272-xxxx, 970-273-xxxx, 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Number of telephone companies 53 telephone companies servicing the 970 area code
List of telephone companies SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P.- CO, NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC, CONTACT PAGING OF COLORADO, INC., QWEST CORPORATION, TELEPORT COMMUNICATIONS GROUP - CO, MCLEODUSA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC.- CO, T-MOBILE USA, INC., CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - CO, ICG TELECOM GROUP - CO, SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P., UINTAH BASIN ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, WILLARD TELEPHONE CO., NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., AT&T LOCAL, 360NETWORKS (USA) INC. - CO, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC - CO, CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC., COMMPARTNERS, LLC - CO, CENTURYTEL OF COLORADO, INC., HAXTUN TELEPHONE CO., UNION TELEPHONE COMPANY DBA UNION CELLULAR, SAN ISABEL TELECOM, INC., PAC - WEST TELECOMM, INC. - CO, GRAND VALLEY INTERNET, INC. - CO, LEAP WIRELESS INTL, INC. DBA CRICKET COMM, INC., IDT AMERICA CORP - CO, PEETZ COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE CO., PLAINS COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION, INC., MCIMETRO ACCESS TRANSMISSION SERVICES LLC, UNION TELEPHONE CO. - WY, EASTERN SLOPE RURAL TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION, INC., ALLTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - CO, ZIPPYTECH INCORPORATED, BRESNAN BROADBAND OF COLORADO, LLC - CO, NUCLA-NATURITA TELEPHONE COMPANY, WIGGINS TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION, GREAT PLAINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC., COMCAST PHONE OF COLORADO, LLC - CO, N.E. COLORADO CELLULAR, INC., DELTA COUNTY TELE - COMM, INC., FARMERS TELEPHONE CO., INC., DUBOIS TELEPHONE EXCHANGE, INC., FASTTRACK COMMUNICATIONS, INC. - CO, SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, L.P. - CO, XO COLORADO, LLC, STONEHAM COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE CO., UNION TELEPHONE COMPANY, BANDWIDTH.COM CLEC, LLC - CO, ALLEGIANCE TELECOM OF COLORADO, INC., PHILLIPS COUNTY TELEPHONE CO., NUCLA - NATURITA TELEPHONE CO., NUNN TELEPHONE CO., RICO TELEPHONE CO.
970 Area Code Map