Virginia phone numbers

Need a Virginia phone number for your business? Here’s our complete guide.

What can you use a Virginia number for?

Using a local VA area code phone number can be advantageous for businesses because it can help them establish a local presence and increase trust with customers who prefer to do business with local companies. Additionally, customers are more likely to answer calls from a VA number as they are more familiar with the area code.

Why do customers trust Virginia numbers?

Customers tend to be more familiar with the local area code and may assume that the business is located in Virginia. This can create a sense of trust and familiarity as customers may feel more comfortable doing business with a company that is geographically close to them.

In addition, local phone numbers may be seen as more legitimate and trustworthy than toll-free or non-geographic phone numbers, which are often associated with telemarketing and scams. Customers may be more likely to answer calls from Virginia (VA) numbers because they are less likely to be spam or unwanted calls.

We can help you get a local VA area code

Businesses can use virtual phone numbers to appear more local by obtaining a virtual number with a Virginia area code. Virtual phone numbers are essentially phone numbers that are not tied to a specific physical phone line, but instead, they can be routed to any phone number or device the business chooses.

Chalkboard is a fully app-based service that gives you local business phone numbers (any area code, including VA numbers) that route straight to your mobile phone. It helps you to keep work separate, keep personal numbers private, and share calls and texts with your team.

Which Virginia phone numbers can you choose?

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Area code 276 is located in western Virginia and covers Bristol, Martinsville, and Wytheville. It is the only area code that serves the area.


Area code 434 is located in central Virginia and covers Lynchburg, Charlottesville, and Danville. It is the only area code that serves the area.


Area code 540 is located in northern Virginia and covers Roanoke, Harrisonburg, and Blacksburg. It has a single overlay (826) that serves the same area.


Area code 571 is located in northeastern Virginia and covers Arlington, Alexandria, Centreville, Dale City, and Reston. It is an overlay for area code 703 and serves the same area.


Area code 703 is located in northeastern Virginia and covers Arlington, Alexandria, Centreville, Dale City, and Reston. It has a single overlay (571) that serves the same area.


Area code 757 is located in eastern Virginia and covers Chesapeake, Newport News, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. It has a single overlay (948) that serves the same area.


Area code 804 is located in Virginia and covers Richmond, Tuckahoe, and Mechanicsville. It is the only area code that serves the area.


804 was first put in service June 24, 1973. 804 was split in 1996 creating the need to update some of the phone numbers to area code 757, and again in 2001 to create area code 434. To avoid exhausting all possible phone numbers in this area code, relief planning has begun.


Area code 948 is located in eastern Virginia and covers Chesapeake, Newport News, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. It is an overlay for area code 757 and serves the same area.

How to use your Virginia phone number

Just install the app, choose your new phone numbers and start calling & messaging with the whole team straight away.

Choose business phone numbers

Choose the virtual Virginia phone number that you like and secure it instantly. There's no setup fees.

Install the app

It's available on the Apple App Store® (for iPhone®), or on Google Play (for Android phones such as Samsung).

Customise your virtual numbers

Set up your customisable auto-replies and voicemails. Don’t worry if you miss something, you can always make changes later. There are no extra charge for features or calls.

Invite the team

With a few more taps, you can invite the rest of your team. When a call comes in, anyone in the team can pick up. It also allows anyone in the team to make calls from the number and send/reply to SMS.

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Get a business presence in Virginia

Virginia (VA) is a USA region with a population of 8,642,000. Here's what else you need to know if you're thinking of getting a Virginia telephone number.

About Virginia

Virginia, a southeastern U.S. state, stretches from the Chesapeake Bay to the Appalachian Mountains, with a long Atlantic coastline. It's one of the 13 original colonies, with historic landmarks including Monticello, founding father Thomas Jefferson’s iconic Charlottesville plantation. The Jamestown Settlement and Colonial Williamsburg are living-history museums reenacting Colonial and Revolutionary-era life

Area codes

There are 9 area codes available within Virginia. Chalkboard allows you to buy a local VA area code, and use our simple app to make calls, send messages, and share the number with the rest of your team.

Available area codes

The area codes in Virginia are 276, 434, 540, 571, 703, 757, 804, 826 & 948. Scroll down this page and you'll find links to find out more about each area code.

More credibility

Using a Virginia phone number can help businesses establish trust and credibility with their local customer base and increase the likelihood of customers answering their calls.

Use with other area codes

With Chalkboard, you can have multiple numbers (all with different area codes), route calls and text messages straight through to your phone. You don't have to be located in the Virginia area.

A modern, affordable solution

It used to be complicated and expensive getting virtual phone numbers. Now, it's as easy as installing an app and choosing a number that suits you. Chalkboard is affordable too, and pricing is simple & predictable.

The easy way to share phone numbers with your team

Chalkboard gives you all the business calling and messaging features you need, without a phone system.

Completely flexible

Text and call as a team with shared or private numbers. Flexible and simple.

Takes minutes to set up

No contracts, no phone system, no SIM cards, and no configuration. Just install the app and go!

All the features you need

Including missed call auto-reply, working hours, templates, and much more...

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Select your Virginia number, instant free setup

You can search and buy your new phone number now, with instant activation and free setup.

It's the easy way for your team to text and call together without the hassle and complexity of a phone system!

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FAQs: Virginia local numbers

Will I be able to use my Virginia area code number outside of Virginia?

Yes, that's a major benefit of using virtual local phone numbers. You'll be able to use your VA number from anywhere in the country (and even whilst you're out of the country!).

Can I only get area codes within Virginia (VA)?

We can provide virtual numbers for almost anywhere in the country. So you can choose a local virtual number in every area that you serve if you need.

I need more than one VA number, is that possible?

Yes, once you've chosen your first number and logged into the app, you can then add new virtual Virginia numbers with just a few taps, with instant setup.

Can I use my Virginia number for SMS (text messages)?

Your virtual number will be fully enabled for phone calls, and also text messaging. It's fully business ready. If you have a team, you can even share the number with others on your team.

How do I answer calls to my phone numbers?

You simply need to install our mobile app, and then you'll be able to receive calls, make calls, and send/reply to text messages too.

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