Detroit's 313 area code running out of unassigned numbers

(WXYZ) — A new area code, 679, may soon be coming to Detroit and its surrounding areas. The Michigan Public Service Commission plans to hold a publ...

January 19, 2023
9:40 PM

(WXYZ) — A new area code, 679, may soon be coming to Detroit and its surrounding areas. The Michigan Public Service Commission plans to hold a public hearing in Detroit in March on a proposal for the overlay area code. According to a press release from the MPSC, Detroit's 313 area code is on track to run out of unassigned phone numbers in 2025. The public hearing is scheduled for March 9 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Frank Hayden Community Room #236 at Wayne County Community College District's downtown campus.