|Timezone||Eastern Time (ET)|
|Is Area Code 603 Toll Free?||No|
When you receive a call from a new area code on your mobile phone, what usually comes into your mind? Do questions like "Who is calling?", "Is the call linked with scammers?", "Where is it coming from?" usually comes into your mind? The area code 603 is a unique code that was created to provide service to an area in North America. Below are some information about area code 603 that might answer your questions.
What is area code 603 and what location is it coming from?
Area code 603 is a telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and is used across North America. It is one of the original 86 numbering plan areas created in 1947. Area code 603 has a telephone numbers that was assigned for the central office code. This code has been used nationwide as a dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Calls coming from this area code could be from the U.S. state of New Hampshire.
Where is area code 603?
As mentioned previously, area code 603 covers the U.S. state of New Hampshire and its surrounding cities such as Manchester, Concord, Claremont, Rochester, Hampton, Berlin, Hudson, Newport, Milford, North Conway, Winchester, Lancaster, Conway, Wolfeboro, Plymouth, Farmington, Peterborough, Tilton Northfield, East Merrimack, Franklin, Durham, Keene, Nashua, Derry, Pinardville, Hooksett, and more.
Are calls coming from area code 603 a scam?
Since a large number of 603 numbers are being used across North America including companies and other independent businesses, there could be a possibility that a scammer is also using a 603 number. The "One Ring Scam" is the most common trick that scammers tend to use these days. This scam rings your phone once only, so you will be curious, and will call them back.
If you receive this kind of call, do not answer it. You could be charge with a fee, and it can cost up to $20 for the first minute of the call. You can also block the number from your mobile device so you won't be receiving calls from them.
How do I block unwanted 603 calls?
If you want to stop receiving unwanted 603 calls, here's how you can block them from your mobile devices:
For iPhone users;
- First, go to your recent calls and click the "i" with a circle around it. Then scroll to the bottom and click "block this caller" for the last step.
For Android users;
- The process is somehow similar to the iPhone users. Go to your recent calls and click "details". Then click "block number" to finish the process.
Are calls from area code 603 toll free?
Area code 603 is not toll free. Both international and local calls charges you a fee. International calls costs more than the local ones, since it is outside the range of the area code. The rate varies to the telecommunication carrier or company where you received your telecommunication and other wireless services.