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Cellco Partnership Dba Verizon Wireless - AL Wireless in BIRMINGHAM, AL
Reported between 2/1/2002 and 1/1/2023
(205) 798-0160 - Prior Owners
(205) Area Code - Information:
The 205 area code is an area code in the state of Alabama. It covers the Birmingham metropolitan area, including Tuscaloosa and parts of the Black Belt region. The 205 area code was created in 1995 when it was split off from the 904 area code.
(205) Area Code - Industries:The 205 area code is home to a variety of industries, including healthcare, finance, manufacturing, technology, and education. Birmingham is home to several major hospitals and medical centers, such as UAB Hospital and Children's of Alabama. The city also has a thriving financial sector with banks like Regions Bank and BBVA Compass headquartered there. Manufacturing companies like Honda and Mercedes-Benz have plants in the area as well. Technology companies such as Google and Microsoft have offices in Birmingham too. Finally, the city is home to several universities and colleges, including University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Samford University, Miles College, and Birmingham-Southern College.
(205) Area Code - Unique Facts:The 205 area code is known for its unique culture and history. Birmingham was once known as "the Magic City" due to its rapid growth during the early 20th century. The city is also known for its civil rights movement history; it was a major site of protests during the 1950s and 1960s led by Martin Luther King Jr., Fred Shuttlesworth, and other activists. Additionally, Birmingham has been nicknamed "the Pittsburgh of the South" due to its steel industry roots that date back to 1871 when Sloss Furnaces opened there.
(205) Area Code - Famous People:The 205 area code has produced many famous people over the years. These include musicians like Lionel Richie, Emmylou Harris, Nat King Cole, Widespread Panic's John Bell; actors like Octavia Spencer; athletes like Bo Jackson; politicians like Condoleezza Rice; writers like Fannie Flagg; businesspeople like Charles Barkley; scientists like Dr. Robert Noyce; chefs like Frank Stitt; fashion designers like Billy Reid; comedians like Jeff Foxworthy; artists like Thornton Dial Sr.; religious figures like Bishop Calvin Woods; entrepreneurs like Jimmie Hale Mission founder Rev. James Ackerly; philanthropists like Hugh Kaul; journalists like Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg; educators such as Booker T Washington High School principal Dr. Arthur Shores; civil rights leaders such as Fred Shuttlesworth; military personnel such as General Alexander Haig Jr.
(205) Area Code - Cities Covered:
The 205 area code covers the cities Alabaster, Bessemer, Birmingham, Center Point, Homewood, Hoover, Mountain Brook, Tuscaloosa and Vestavia Hills in the Counties of Shelby, Jefferson and Tuscaloosa.
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(205) Area Code - Demographics:
|Avg Persons Per Household||2.52|
|Median Age (Male)||35.19|
|Median Age (Female)||37.80|