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Area Code and Exchange (360) 760 in Washington

Exchange Code 760 for Area Code 360 covers the city of La Center, Clark County in the State of Washington. It is centered at N 45º 51' 44.41", W 122º 40' 13.36". This Exchange Code was introduced on 27 April 2005 and is designated as being used for Landline telephones.

This Exchange covers telephone numbers ranging from (360) 760-0000 to (360) 760-9999.

Technical Information for Exchange (360) 760

NPA/Area Code: 360
NXX/Exchange Code: 760
City: La Center
County: Clark
State: Washington
Rate Center: LA CENTER
OCN: 2427
Time Zone: PST
DST Observed:
Exchange Status: Active
NXX Use Type: Landline
NXX Intro Date: 27 April 2005
Latitude: 45.8623367
Longitude: -122.6703785
New NPA:
LATA: 672
FIPS: 53011
CBSA Code: 38900
Number Pooling: Yes
CBSA Name: Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA


Number Pooling in Exchange (360) 760

The initial set up of an Exchange was to have all 10,000 numbers (0000 - 9999) for a particular Rate Center allocated to the same local exhange carrier. With the advent of multiple carriers, allocating each one of them their own Exchange Code would be inefficient and soon use up the available number pools for a particular area. To counter this, some exchanges are split into blocks of 1,000 numbers, which can each be allocated to individual carriers. This cuts down on wasted numbers that aren't allocated as each carrier has a smaller pool available.

Number Pooling is activated in Exchange 360-760 and the following thousand blocks are currently assigned to carriers.