Get a local California phone number

Own a California number for your business, without hooking up a landline or paying a new cell phone provider. OpenPhone lets you add a new California telephone number to your smartphone, tablet, or computer in minutes. You get unlimited calling and texting, along with advanced business features anywhere you have a WiFi connection.

Pricing is great for small businesses. Plans start at just $10 per user per month.

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Wondering if your California business needs a local phone number? Here are some benefits to keeping it local with a virtual business phone number.

A local area code increases trust

A California phone number reassures customers and clients that you’re from the Golden State and you have a real, local presence — and in Cali, there are a lot of local areas to build a presence in. Having a local business phone makes it easier for residents to call you and know when you’re on the clock. It also makes your number look familiar so your Californian customers are more likely to answer.

Are you looking for virtual phone numbers in multiple cities? OpenPhone lets you add unlimited numbers from multiple cities around North America and Canada, including toll-free numbers. You can use them all on a single device; no new equipment is necessary.

Use your California phone number anywhere

California’s a big state, but you don’t have to be in SoCal to call there. You can call Long Beach from the Napa Valley or San Jose from Santa Cruz. Even better, you don’t have to stay in-state or even in the US to use your California phone number. Commute to clients, travel across the country, hire a remote team, or run an international business with OpenPhone. Your phone calls work from any internet connection and show up as a California area code. That makes it easy to stay connected and appear local.

Share your phone number with a team

Share your OpenPhone number with everyone on your team. You can place and receive calls from the same California number simultaneously, keeping on top of business calls with the power of the entire team. OpenPhone lets you add and restrict users as well. When it’s time to give everyone their own numbers, it’s just as simple to provide employees their own direct lines instead of your main business line.

Advanced features make your business professional

OpenPhone has all the key features of a modern business phone system, like phone menus, call recording, caller ID, and call forwarding, without the bulky infrastructure. What used to involve a PBX exchange is now easy with a virtual platform, so you can run your business efficiently. OpenPhone’s modern phone solution helps your business look as professional to your customers as the local companies they already know.
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Another way to help facilitate your business's success in this state is to use local numers.

With a local California phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a solid foothold in this state.

What California area code numbers are available?

Use OpenPhone to get local California phone numbers for your business. You can also select numbers from other states throughout the US, provinces in Canada, and toll-free numbers.

what area code numbers are available

Reach people in California with your own local California number in the following area codes:

Code
Area Served
209
This area code includes Stockton, Modesto, Tracy, Lodi, and Merced.
213
213 covers L.A. county cities like Florence-Graham, Los Angeles, Huntington Park, Montebello, and South Gate.
279
This area code serves Sacramento and surrounding cities like Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Elk Grove, and Folsom.
310
Hugging the California coast, 310 covers Compton, Inglewood, Beverly Hills, Lynnwood, Santa Monica, and Torrance.
323
323 is an overlay for L.A. county cities like Florence-Graham, Los Angeles, Huntington Park, Montebello, and South Gate.
341
This area code includes Bay area cities like Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, and Oakland.
408
This area code serves Santa Clara county cities from Cupertino to Gilroy, Milpitas, San Jose, and Sunnyvale.
424
Hugging the California coast, 310 covers Compton, Inglewood, Beverly Hills, Lynnwood, Santa Monica, and Torrance.
442
One of California's most extensive area codes, this southeast area contains cities like Carlsbad, Encinitas, Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.
510
510 serves Bay area cities like Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward, and Oakland.
530
This area code encompasses cities in Northern California, including Davis, Chico, Shasta, South Lake Tahoe, and Redding.
559
From Fresno to Hanford and Kings Canyon National Park, this central area code is California’s heartland.
562
In L.A. and Orange counties, this code covers cities like Bellflower, Lakewood, Long Beach, and Whittier.
619
This area code serves Southern California, including San Diego, Chula Vista, El Cajon, and Coronado.
626
626 has ties to cities east of L.A., including Pasadena, West Covina, Alhambra, and Covina.
628
This area code covers San Francisco and northern cities, including San Rafael, Novato, Mill Valley, and Sausalito.
650
This area code includes South of San Francisco, California coast cities from Daly City to San Mateo, Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Pacifica.
657
This Orange County code covers cities like Anaheim and Santa Ana.
661
661 serves cities including Bakersfield, Santa Clarita, Lancaster, Palmdale, and Mohave.
669
Centered in San Jose, this code includes other cities like Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Cupertino, and Gilroy.
707
This northern coast area code covers Santa Rosa, Arcata, Ukiah, Eureka, Benicia, and Vallejo.
714
This Orange County code covers cities like Anaheim and Santa Ana.
747
This area code covers Los Angeles, Glendale, Burbank, San Fernando, and Calabasas.
760
One of the largest area codes in California, this southeast area covers cities like Carlsbad, Encinitas, Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage.
805
805 serves the central coast, covering Oxnard, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Lompoc, and Paso Robles.
818
This area code reaches the north side of Los Angeles, including Glendale, Burbank, San Fernando, and Calabasas.
820
This overlay area code for the central coast covers Oxnard, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Lompoc, and Paso Robles.
831
South of the Bay Area, this coastal area code covers Salinas, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Seaside.
840
The 840 area code services far east Los Angeles and San Bernadino, including Big Bear City, Chino, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Redlands.
858
858 compromises of Southwest California, including San Diego, Chula Vista, El Cajon, and Coronado.
909
909 is a newer area code also serving far east Los Angeles and San Bernadino, including Big Bear City, Chino, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Redlands.
916
Along with 279, 916 serves Sacramento and surrounding cities like Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Elk Grove, and Folsom.
925
This area code covers cities in Contra Costa and Alameda counties, from Concord to Antioch, Livermore, and San Ramon.
949
949 serves cities including Irvine, Mission Viejo, and Newport Beach.
951
This area code covers Riverside county, including Moreno Valley, Corona, Temecula, and Hemet.

Port an existing
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Already have an California phone number you want to use with OpenPhone? No problem, just fill out this 2-minute porting form. You can also port any other US, Canadian, or North American toll-free number to your OpenPhone Account.

How to get a California number

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Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.
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Then search by city or area code to select a specific local number.
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Verify your account via credit card (you won't be charged until your trial ends, cancel anytime)
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Use the OpenPhone browser, desktop, or mobile app.
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Why your business needs a California phone number

California is the home of research titans, so it’s no wonder industrial powerhouses include life sciences and tech. From Stanford to Berkeley and the University of California at San Francisco, the Bay Area in particular benefits from a strong science ecosystem, giving rise to thousands of startups in environmental sciences and cleantech, pharmaceutical technology, genetics, and software.

Its biotech industry attracts the most venture capital investment in the country — over $4 billion. With startups focused on clinical trials to launch products in fields like gene therapy, allergy desensitization, and infectious disease, the Golden State leads the nation in being able to harness the know-how to both develop and market new biotech.

Silicon Valley itself got its start from Stanford engineers when it pioneered computer processor chips out of — you guessed it — silicon. It’s since become famous for launching companies from Apple to Google and Tesla. Not bad company to keep.

Some California-based accelerators and incubators to get you there include:

    • Y Combinator - One of the best-known incubators on earth, Y Combinator has been welcoming cohorts since 2005, offering investment for company equity. Its three-month residential program has many successful graduates, including OpenPhone.
    • 500 Startups - 500 Startups’ growth and scaling programs offer seed funding, support, mentorship, and funds in exchange for equity. Their portfolio is full of unicorns.
    • Boost VC Accelerator - Working on time travel? Boost is for you. This accelerator offers investment for equity in the realm of “sci-fi” companies in crypto, virtual reality, space, robotics, biotech, and yep, time travel. Their alumni have gone on to raise billions.
    • Pioneer - Want to play a game to apply for a spot in your pre-seed accelerator? Get on the leaderboard, and find yourself in a two-month remote accelerator with mentoring, education, a Silicon Valley in-person retreat, and funding opportunities.

There are too many California incubators to list. Entrepreneurs in this large ecosystem should look into not only these top names but industry or city-specific resources for support.

    Why you should sign up for a California number through OpenPhone

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    Get started in minutes

    Call and text from any computer or smart device without needing to buy extra hardware.

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    Save on all your communications

    Save time on all communications.

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    Collaborate and share access

    Share your number with teammates to send and receive calls and texts from that number.

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    Stay aligned

    All calls, texts, and voicemail are in a single view so it's easy to catch up conversations.

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    Automatically send texts

    Respond back faster to your business contacts and automate routine text messages with auto-replies, snippets, and more.

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    Business love OpenPhone

    OpenPhone is the #1 phone system on G2 as voted by other businesses.

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    Start using local California phone numbers with OpenPhone

    California numbers help you run your team from California — or anywhere else you want. Everywhere you go, you can grow trust with customers and enjoy features that help grow your business with OpenPhone.

    To get a local California phone number using OpenPhone today, sign up for a free trial.

    Frequently asked questions about local numbers

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    Just a piece of advice. I used my personal cell number as the company number and I still regret it a decade later (I get so many stupid calls). Don’t do what I did. I wish I had a service like this 10 years ago!

    Michael Seibel
    CEO at Y Combinator

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