Responding to high demand for new telephone numbers in the greater Dallas area, the Public Utility Commission of Texas has approved an additional area code for the region currently utilizing area codes 214, 469 and 972.
The new 945 area code will encompass the metropolitan area of Dallas and surrounding communities such as Allen, Blue Ridge, Crandall, Frisco, Grand Prairie, Rockwall, Royse City, Venus, and Waxahachie, reaching from Dallas County into Collin, Denton, Fannin, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, and Tarrant Counties.
Starting on January 15, 2021, telephone customers requesting a new phone number in the 214/469/972 area code overlay region may be assigned a number beginning with 945. Whether they’re requesting new service, adding a line, or in some cases, moving their service, customers who would have expected a number beginning with 214, 469 or 972 will be assigned one with the new code.
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