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AREA CODE 425

Area code 425 was split from 206 during 1997, and established to serve the northern and eastern Seattle suburbs, as well as the metropolitan area to the north including Everett and North Bend. Area was developed around independent telephone companies which eventually merged to become part of Continental Telephone (Contel), which became General Telephone (GTE), than Verizon Northwest and now Frontier Communications.

EVERETT "PRIMARY CENTER"


The Everett Primary Center office was original built by Continental Telephone and served as the Tandem office for the region. Was once a Class 3 Primary Center under the Direct Distance Dialing hierarchy using a 4A switch and having a direct trunk connections to the Seattle Sectional Office and intertoll routes to Mount Vernon and South Whidbey toll offices.

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