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Biggest city:

Oak Park




Central (GMT -6)

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Major Cities:

Cicero, Schaumburg, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Berwyn, Oak Park, Wheeling, Calumet City, Northbrook, Chicago Heights, Burbank, Lansing, Oak Forest, Melrose Park, Harvey, Elmwood Park

Oak Park

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The 708 area code is a vital part of Illinois's telecommunications landscape, primarily serving the suburbs of Chicago and playing a crucial role in connecting its communities. Serving the Chicago Suburbs: Introduced in 1989 as a split from the 312 area code, the 708 area code covers the southern and western suburbs of Chicago, including cities like Oak Lawn, Tinley Park, and Oak Park. Diverse Suburban Communities: The region served by the 708 area code is known for its mix of residential communities, business districts, and industrial areas, integral to the Chicago metropolitan area's economic and cultural landscape. Adapting to Growing Communication Needs: The implementation of the 708 area code reflects the adaptation to the expanding needs of the Chicago suburbs for phone numbers, driven by population growth and increased mobile phone usage, representing the area's ongoing development and evolving telecommunications requirements. The 708 area code symbolizes the dynamic and diverse communities of the Chicago suburbs, playing a critical role in connecting these areas and supporting their economic and social activities.
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