516 area code phone numbers

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How do businesses use 516 phone numbers?

Using a local 516 area code number for a business can provide several benefits. Here are just a few of them:

A local presence

By having a local area code number such as 516 (for Hempstead and nearby areas), a business can create a sense of local presence and establish a connection with the local community. This can help to build trust and credibility with potential customers who prefer to do business with a local company.

Cost-effective for callers

Having a 516 number can be cost-effective for a business as it eliminates the need for long-distance charges that may apply to calls made to a number other than with a 516 area code.

Great for marketing

A local area code number such as 516 can be used as a marketing tool to target customers in Hempstead and other areas. It can also be used to create local advertising campaigns that highlight the business's ties to the community.

Improved customer service

Using a Hempstead 516 phone number for customer service can provide customers with a sense of comfort as they know they are speaking to someone who understands the Hempstead area and can provide relevant advice or support.

Easy to remember

Local area code numbers can be easier to remember for customers, especially if the business is associated with a specific geographic area. This can make it easier for customers to contact the business when they need to.

Overall, using a phone number with a 516 or Hempstead area code can provide businesses with several advantages, from establishing a local presence to creating cost-effective marketing campaigns and improving customer service.

About the 516 area code

516 is an area code within New York (NY), with the nearest major city being Hempstead. The 516 area is within the Eastern time zone.

Which areas does it serve?

Area code 516 is located in southeastern New York and covers Hempstead, Levittown, and Freeport. It has a single overlay (363) that serves the same area.

How about its history?

516 was first put in service January 1, 1951. It was created from area code 914. 516 was split in 1999 creating the need to update some of the phone numbers to area code 631. In 2023, area code 363 was created and is currently an overlay to 516.


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FAQs: 516 phone numbers

What can I do with a business number in the 516 area code?

Our Hempstead local numbers can be used to make and receive calls from anywhere in the country. You can also easily send and receive text messages (SMS) too.

Is it easy to get a Hempstead 516 phone number?

It's very easy. You just choose your number, buy instantly online, and then simply install and login to our app. That's it, now you can make and receive calls & texts!

How can I share the phone number with the rest of my team?

If you work in a team, you can all install the app and share the 516 number. When calls come in, anyone can pick up the call. The whole team can send/receive texts too.

Is it quick to set up a local 516 number?

It takes literally just a few minutes. Our setup is fully self-service (don't worry, it's easy). Your 516 area code phone number will be active and ready to use immediately.

What other features are available on a 516 number?

All our Hempstead / 516 numbers are enabled for voicemail (inc. voicemail-to-text), media messaging, working hours, auto-reply, and many more great features. All included in the price.