Area Code 242

Country Bahamas
Major City Nassau 
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Area Code 242 Detail

Area code 242 serves The Bahamas. On a telephone keypad, 2-4-2 spells BHA. 242 was created in 1996 as a split from the Bahamas’ original 809 area code. When in the Bahamas, only seven-digit dialing is required for local calls. However, to call the Bahamas from anywhere else, including between the different islands of the Bahamas, the area code must be used.

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