Common "Houston Texas" search: 713 Houston, 281 houston, 832 houston
Due to cell phones and pages Houston was forced to start to use a new area code. Before 1997 713 was the only area code for all of Houston Area. In 1997 any new phone outside of the beltway loop will use the new 281 area code. The resent saturation of and continued use of cell phones has created the need for 832 area code and there is no rules, Getting a new phone line in the Houston Area will get you either of the three phone area codes.
713 Houston area code - Original inside loop residents
281 Houston area code - New outside loop residents
832 Houston area code - New outside loop residents