Meridian Idaho Area Code
The Meridian, Idaho area code is 208. This area code is part of the Idaho state-wide area code system, which is split into two sections: the eastern side of Idaho, which includes Idaho Falls, Pocatello, and Coeur d’Alene, uses area codes 208 and 937, while the western side of Idaho, which includes Boise, Nampa, and Caldwell, uses area codes 208 and 971.
The Meridian area code has been in use since 1997. Prior to that, the Boise area code was 208. When the area code split occurred, the city of Meridian was assigned the 208 area code, while the Boise area was assigned the 971 area code.
When dialing from within the Meridian area code, you must include the area code and the 7-digit telephone number. For example, when dialing a Meridian number from a Boise area phone, you would need to dial 208-555-1212.
In addition to Meridian, the 208 area code also covers the following cities and towns: Boise, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Mountain Home, Emmett, Payette, Weiser, Middleton, Star, Eagle, Garden City, and more.
If you are looking for more information about the Meridian, Idaho area code, you can visit the All Area Codes website, which provides an extensive list of area codes in the United States and Canada. You can also find more information about the Idaho state-wide area code system at the Area Code Help website.