Area code 308

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Area code 308 is the telephone numbering plan code for western Nebraska in the North American Numbering Plan. It was created on July 1, 1954, as a split from area code 402. The roughly S-shaped 308/402 line generally runs south to northwest, first along the Platte River easterly and then northwesterly along the eastern edge of the Sandhills.

The cities of Grand Island and Hastings are less than 30 miles (48 km) apart, but have different area codes. Hastings is barely on the east side of the S-curved line defining the 308/402 divide.

This number plan area is one of the most sparsely populated in the nation. The bulk of the state's population and therefore telephone lines are located in the east. Under current projections, 308 will remain in its current configuration until at least 2033, not in danger of exhaustion.[1]

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Nebraska area codes: 308, 402
North: 605
West: 970, 307 Area code 308 East: 402/531
South: 785. 970
Colorado area codes: 303, 719, 720, 970
Kansas area codes: 316, 620, 785, 913
South Dakota area codes: 605
Wyoming area codes: 307

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