812 area code http://wfpl.org en Area Code Overlay Recommended for Southern Indiana http://wfpl.org/post/area-code-overlay-recommended-southern-indiana <p></p><p>Indiana's utility consumer advocate is recommending that regulators establish a new telephone area code that would overlap the existing 812 code that covers roughly the southern third of the state.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor said Thursday that similar overlay area codes are either used or being implemented in 24 states.</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 21:14:48 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5429 at http://wfpl.org Area Code Overlay Recommended for Southern Indiana Meeting to Be Held on Changes To Indiana's 812 Area Code http://wfpl.org/post/meeting-be-held-changes-indianas-812-area-code <p></p><p>The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will hold a public field hearing tonight in Jeffersonville on a plan to add a new area code to the current 812 region.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials say the 812 region covering southern and south-central Indiana is running out of numbers.</span></p><p>People who attend the hearing will learn about the options available for introducing a new area code and be able to comment on the plans.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 13:11:22 +0000 Rick Howlett 4411 at http://wfpl.org Meeting to Be Held on Changes To Indiana's 812 Area Code