Washington State to Get New Area Code in 2017
In 2017 Washington State will have a new area code of (564) to join the others in the state. Officials say that they need the new area code because (360) is running out of numbers. This means if you want to call anywhere in Washington State it will be required to have a 10-digit number. Even if you are calling local, you will have to put in the full 10 digits.
In case your wondering, the 253 and 425 area codes were added in 1997 and 360 was added in 1995.