Updated Jan 02, 2010Area Code 971
"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 971 area code specific link here.
Area Code 971 ( area code map)
Dates and historical information Area code 971 went live into service on October 01, 2000 (The paperwork process started on May 01, 1999).  It was formed as a subdivision of the 503 area code.
Growth Status This area code went live on October 01, 2000 as a result of a subdivision of the 503 area code.
Technical Status 2 Area code 971 is currently live and in service.
Time Zone(s) 1 P
LATA numbers served 672
Number of rate centers served 16
List of rate centers CLACKAMAS, BEAVERTON, PORTLAND, SALEM, ST HELENS, SHERWOOD, WOODBURN, GRESHAM, STFRD-SNDY, NORTH PL, MCMINNVL, VERNONIA, AMITY, FALLS CITY, DAYTON, NEWBERG
Number of major cities served 28
Names of major cities served (ZIP code) Beavercreek (97004), Banks (97106), Portland (97225), West Slope (97225), Salem (97301), (97951), Portland (97223), Tigard (97223), Sherwood (97140), Portland (97229), Cedar Mill (97229), Forest Heights (97229), Rock Creek (97229), Beaverton (97007), Hillsboro (97007), Aloha (97007), Woodburn (97071), Monitor (97071), Gresham (97030), Damascus (97030), Sandy (97055), North Plains (97133), Mcminnville (97128), Portland (97219), Vernonia (97064), Beaver (97112), Cloverdale (97112), Amity (97101), (00000), Falls City (97344), Portland (97205), Dayton (97114), Grand Island (97114), Portland (97214), Newberg (97132)
Number of exchanges served 78
List of exchanges served 971-204-xxxx, 971-205-xxxx, 971-206-xxxx, 971-207-xxxx, 971-208-xxxx, 971-209-xxxx, 971-210-xxxx, 971-212-xxxx, 971-213-xxxx, 971-214-xxxx, 971-215-xxxx, 971-216-xxxx, 971-217-xxxx, 971-218-xxxx, 971-219-xxxx, 971-220-xxxx, 971-221-xxxx, 971-222-xxxx, 971-223-xxxx, 971-224-xxxx, 971-225-xxxx, 971-226-xxxx, 971-227-xxxx, 971-228-xxxx, 971-230-xxxx, 971-231-xxxx, 971-232-xxxx, 971-233-xxxx, 971-234-xxxx, 971-235-xxxx, 971-236-xxxx, 971-237-xxxx, 971-238-xxxx, 971-239-xxxx, 971-240-xxxx, 971-241-xxxx, 971-242-xxxx, 971-243-xxxx, 971-244-xxxx, 971-245-xxxx, 971-246-xxxx, 971-247-xxxx, 971-248-xxxx, 971-249-xxxx, 971-250-xxxx, 971-252-xxxx, 971-253-xxxx, 971-255-xxxx, 971-259-xxxx, 971-270-xxxx, 971-275-xxxx, 971-285-xxxx, 971-307-xxxx, 971-321-xxxx, 971-322-xxxx, 971-327-xxxx, 971-338-xxxx, 971-340-xxxx, 971-344-xxxx, 971-388-xxxx, 971-404-xxxx, 971-409-xxxx, 971-506-xxxx, 971-533-xxxx, 971-544-xxxx, 971-545-xxxx, 971-555-xxxx, 971-563-xxxx, 971-570-xxxx, 971-634-xxxx, 971-645-xxxx, 971-673-xxxx, 971-678-xxxx, 971-732-xxxx, 971-832-xxxx, 971-925-xxxx, 971-983-xxxx, 971-998-xxxx
Number of telephone companies 25 telephone companies servicing the 971 area code
List of telephone companies ESCHELON TELECOMM OF OREGON, INC. - OR, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC - OR, SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P., LCW WIRELESS LICENSE, LLC, NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC, T-MOBILE USA, INC., UNIVERSAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC., INTEGRA TELECOM OF OREGON, INC. - OR, VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.-OR, XO OREGON, INC., ALLEGIANCE TELECOM OF OREGON, INC., CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS - OR, PAC - WEST TELECOMM, INC. - OR, IAG, INC. - OR, NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., AT&T LOCAL, MCLEODUSA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES, INC.- OR, MCIMETRO ACCESS TRANSMISSION SERVICES LLC, QWEST CORPORATION, CITY OF PORTLAND DBA INTEGRATED REG NTWK ENT - OR, ICG TELECOM GROUP, INC. - OR, 360NETWORKS (USA) INC. - OR, RIO COMMUNICATIONS, INC., GERVAIS TELEPHONE CO. DBA DATAVISION COMM-OR, TW TELECOM OF OREGON LLC - OR
971 Area Code Map