Area code 229

229 is the North American telephone area code for the southwest quadrant of the U.S. state of Georgia. It covers Albany, Valdosta, Leesburg, Bainbridge, Americus, Vienna, Fitzgerald, Ocilla, Cairo, Moultrie, Thomasville, McRae-Helena and Tifton.

It was created in 2001 as part of a three-way split of area code 912, which had served the southern half of Georgia for 46 years. Savannah and the eastern portion stayed in 912, while Macon and the northern portion became area code 478.

Counties served

Georgia area codes: 229, 404, 470/678, 478, 706/762, 770, 912
North: 706/762, 478
West: 334 Area code 229 East: 912
South: 850, 386
Alabama area codes: 205, 251, 256/938, 334
Florida area codes: 239, 305/786, 321, 352, 386, 407, 561, 727, 754/954, 772, 813, 850, 863, 904, 941

Coordinates: 31°34′37″N 84°10′34″W / 31.57688°N 84.17617°W / 31.57688; -84.17617

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