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Area Code 305

The 305 area code serves the state of Florida (FL) in United States including some other locations such as Hialeah, Miami etc.


The larger cities such as Aventura, Coral Terrace, County Club, Carol City, Cutler Ridge, Hialeah, Kendale lakes, Key Largo, Key West, Miami, Miami Beach, Norland, Richmond, South Miami, Tamiami, Westchester and many more included in this area code location.

Time Zone

305 Area Code is in Eastern time zone.

More about Area Code 305

  • It is one of the original 86 area codes, established in 1947 in Numbering Plan Areas. Initially, it served almost the entire state of Florida.
  • In 1988, because of increase in population and use of telecommunication services, the numbering plan area 305 was overlaid by area code 786.
  • The new area code 954 created In 1995 when Broward County splits from 305 due to continuous growth of population and accelerated use of telephone numbers. The requirements of establishing new area codes were in high demand.
  • But 305 split was not enough to resolve these issues for long term. After two years, to solve the remaining issues area code 786 installed as an overlay of 305 to cover Miami Dade County.

Why & how are new area codes implemented?

Area codes consists of three-digit numbers, is a part of the telephone number that sends long distance calls to their destination. The area code implements to meet the telecommunication needs of the area. Area codes implements in two ways where needed.

  • In Geographic Split the existing area code splits into two different area codes. One area served by the same code, but the other area will have the new area code.
  • In Area code Overlay the new area code implements as an overlay to existing area code. Both codes will serve the same area but the new customers within that area will get new area code.

Dialing Procedures

The area code 305 has experienced both geographic split and area code overlay. After implementation of area code overlay in any geographical area the way you make a call may change. In area code 305 the following dialing procedures are applicable.

  • In Seven-digit dialing you can make a call by dialing 7-digit telephone number without area code. If you are in same area code, you can make a call by dialing only 7-digit phone number.
  • In Ten-digit dialing You can make call by dialing 7-digit telephone number with area code. It looks like this 617- 7-digit telephone number. This type of calling procedure is compulsory in areas where overlay area codes are present.
  • In Eleven-digit dialing, make a call by dialing 1-digit country code + 3-digit area code + 7-digit telephone number. It is also known as national format. This format use to make long distant calls.

Is the Area code number 305 Popular in culture?

  • An online magazine named as “305 Magazine” in Miami.
  • An online magazine named as “305 Magazine” in Miami.
  • @enrique305″ is the name of Twitter account of Enrique Iglesias.
  • Kitchen 305 is a restaurant inside the Newport Beachside Resort where “Spring Break 2008” party organized by MTV.
  • The 305” is the name of facebuster finishing move used by American professional wrestler Montel Vontavious Porter.
  • Area 305 was a Fort Lauderdale restaurant in the 1970s.
  • A song “305 to My City” titled by Drake on his 2013 album, Nothing Was the Same.
  • Miami rapper Pitbull mentions himself as “Mr. 305” in his music.
  • “QuESt” (rapper) mentions the area code 305 in the song titled “Hunger”.
  • In the scene of movie Moonlight (2016), the name plate BLACK305 shown at the end of movie.

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