|Timezone||Eastern Time (ET)|
|Is Area Code 667 Toll Free?||No|
|Major Cities||Baltimore, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Ellicot City, Dundalk|
It is really disturbing when you receive calls from a new area code, especially nowadays that scammers are becoming more innovational. Commonly asked questions includes "Who's calling?", "Is the call safe to answer?", "Where is it coming from?". The area code 667 is a unique code created to serve a specific area across North America. Wanna know more about area code 667? You might wanna continue reading.
What is 667 number and what location is it coming from?
The 667 is one the telephone area codes in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). It is one of the overlay codes from the original area code 410. The area code 667 was created as an overlay code for the reason that the 410/443 was running out of numbers again because of the continued increase of use of cell phones.
Calls from 667 numbers could be coming from the U.S. state of Maryland and across North America. The area code 667 was put in service on March 24, 2012.
Where is area code 667?
The area code 667 covers the eastern half portion of the Maryland including its cities such as Baltimore, Columbia, Glen Burnie, Ellicot City, Dundalk, Bel Air South, Catonsville, Annapolis, Odenton, Pikesville, Eldersburg, Milford Mill, Rosedale, Lake Shore, Westminster, Easton, Rossville, Cambridge, and more.
Are calls from area code 667 a scam?
Since a large number of 667 numbers are being used including in companies and other businesses, there could be a possibility that scammers are also using a 667 number. In some instances, they tend to claim that they are calling from a company's customer service team just to gain your trust or keep you on the other line of the call. Just by connecting to the call, they could charge you with a fee.
If you receive a call like this, look up on the internet to see if what location the number is registered to. Also, if you do not recognize the caller, do not answer it and block the number from your mobile phone.
How do I block unwanted 667 calls?
If you wish to stop receiving unwanted calls from 667 numbers and would want to block them from your mobile phone, here's how:
- Go to your recent calls and click "details". After that, click "block number" to finish the process.
- Go to your recent calls and click the "i" with a circle around it. Scroll to the bottom to see "block this number" and click it.
Are calls from 667 numbers toll free?
Calls performed from 667 numbers are not toll, both international and local calls. Charges may apply if you make a call to an international number or even just a local call. The rate of the charge varies to the company you are receiving telecommunication services.