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Ameritech Michigan LandLine/Services in SAGINAW, MI
Reported between 10/1/1996 and 1/1/2023
(517) 739-8440 - Prior Owners
(517) Area Code - Information:
The 517 area code is a telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) for the U.S. state of Michigan. It serves most of the south-central portion of the Lower Peninsula, including Lansing, Jackson, Battle Creek, and Coldwater.
(517) Area Code - Industries:The 517 area code is home to many industries, including automotive manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, education, and technology. The automotive industry has a strong presence in the region with General Motors having several plants located in Lansing and Flint. Agriculture is also an important part of the economy with many farms located throughout the region. Healthcare is another major industry with numerous hospitals and medical centers located throughout the area. Education is also a major industry with several large universities and colleges located within the 517 area code such as Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, Albion College, Olivet College, and Spring Arbor University. Technology companies are also present in the region with several software development firms based in Lansing and Ann Arbor.
(517) Area Code - Universities & Colleges:The 517 area code is home to several large universities and colleges including:
* Michigan State University – Located in East Lansing, MSU is one of the largest public universities in the United States with over 50,000 students enrolled annually. MSU offers more than 200 undergraduate programs as well as graduate degrees in various fields such as business administration, engineering, law, medicine and veterinary medicine.
* Central Michigan University – Located in Mount Pleasant CMU is a public research university that enrolls over 20,000 students each year from all 50 states and over 100 countries around the world. CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels across seven different colleges including Business Administration; Communication & Fine Arts; Education & Human Services; Health Professions; Science & Engineering; Social Sciences & Humanities; and Undergraduate Studies.
* Albion College – Located in Albion this private liberal arts college was founded in 1835 by Methodist pioneers who sought to provide educational opportunities for young people living on Michigan’s frontier. Today Albion College enrolls approximately 1,500 students from all 50 states and more than 30 countries around the world offering more than 40 majors across four divisions: Arts & Sciences; Business & Economics; Education & Human Performance; and Nursing & Health Sciences.
* Olivet College – Located in Olivet this private liberal arts college was founded by Baptist pioneers who sought to provide educational opportunities for young people living on Michigan’s frontier during the mid-19th century. Today Olivet College enrolls approximately 1,200 students from all 50 states offering more than 60 majors across five divisions: Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Nursing & Health Sciences; and Professional Studies.
* Spring Arbor University – Located in Spring Arbor this private Christian university was founded by Free Methodists who sought to provide educational opportunities for young people living on Michigan’s frontier during the late 19th century. Today Spring Arbor University enrolls approximately 3,000 students from all 50 states offering more than 70 majors across six divisions: Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; Education; Nursing & Health Sciences; Professional Studies; and Theology & Ministry Studies.
The 517 area code was created when it was split off from 313 on January 1st 1997 due to population growth within its service area which includes parts of Ingham County (Lansing), Jackson County (Jackson), Calhoun County (Battle Creek) and Branch County (Coldwater). It is one of only two area codes that serve only one state -the other being 810 which serves only Genesee County (Flint).
(517) Area Code - Cities Covered:
The 517 area code covers the cities Adrian, Clinton, East Lansing, Jackson, Lansing and Okemos in the Counties of Lenawee, Ingham and Jackson.
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