OpenPhone helps business owners start their businesses in local areas like area code 661. You can sign up for a phone number that lets you look local no matter where you travel and build loyalty with residents. You’ll be part of the neighborhood, calling from a familiar area code shows you’re committed to the community. A local phone number also makes it easier to get through to residents. It’s more convenient to place a local call — it’s more intriguing to pick up a local call, too.
Your business can benefit from a local phone number if you serve local customers. You look knowledgeable about local norms, from real estate to slab grading. For many small businesses, having a local presence instills trust.
There’s plenty that makes area code 661 unique. Here are some of the most important details you need to know:
Area code 661 covers: Northern Los Angeles County (incl. Lancaster, Palmdale and Santa Clarita) and most of Kern County (incl. Bakersfield, Mojave and Edwards Air Force Base). Its main city is Bakersfield, California. If you head to Bakersfield, you’ll be among the 403,455 residents of this area code’s biggest town.
This area code touches 5 other codes. It also borders 5 other counties, including Los Angeles, Kern, Ventura, Tulare, and Kings counties. Nearby area codes are 442/760 (Oceanside, CA), 559 (Fresno, CA), 626 (Pasadena, CA), 747/818 (Los Angeles, CA), 805/820 (Oxnard, CA), and 909 (San Bernardino, CA).
With a local 661 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Bakersfield, CA area.
Any good snapshot of area code 661 includes details on its economy and business climate. From population change to new business starts, the story of an area is told by who stays, where they work, and how often they start new businesses. We were curious about the biggest players and the people they serve, so we collected some statistics to help you get to know the area. Here’s what we found:
Try out calling and texting with an area code tied to this flourishing region and confirm OpenPhone is a great fit for your business by starting a free seven-day trial of OpenPhone.
See which specific 661 phone numbers are available and claim your own Bakersfield, CA number by signing up for a free trial. Here’s how it works: using our service, you can easily set up your local phone number without the need to install any additional hardware. Easily download and install our app, and find the right numbers for your business.
Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.
Then search by city (Bakersfield, CA) or area code (661) to select a specific local number.
Verify your account via credit card (you won’t be charged until your trial ends, cancel anytime.)
Use the OpenPhone browser app or download the desktop apps or mobile apps.
Activate a new 661 area code phone number in 661, 661, in just a few minutes. Your existing number won’t see any service interruptions, and we do all the work. Get more than one number to use for people, teams, or locations immediately. There are no waiting periods, no stores to navigate, and no hidden fees.
Once you’re here, calling and texting to the US or Canada is free. You can use your local number anywhere, even if you work outside of 661, Bakersfield and the US.
You can use your number on a smartphone or computer since all you need is an internet connection. Manage conversations in your inbox wherever you work using your preferred device; OpenPhone works with your laptop, computer, tablet, and smart phone
OpenPhone lets business owners take control over how and where they work while staying local for their customers. Personal numbers remain private and your favorite device is ready to call using your new work phone number.
Stay professional at work, but mute notifications after hours. Your personal calls come through on your personal line, but that doesn’t mean you have to be on-call for business at all hours.
When you sign up for multiple phone numbers using OpenPhone, you’ll always see which calls are coming from your personal line and which are from specific business telephone numbers.
OpenPhone’s modern business phone features give you powerful tools to do more business in area code 661.
OpenPhone’s modern app gives businesses the features they used to get from a complicated PBX system. You can use phone menus so customers can direct their own calls to team members that can help best. Setting up or updating a phone menu as needed is simple.
And getting your team on board is just as easy. You can activate new numbers instantaneously, assign them to teammates, and even share a main phone number. With shared numbers, your team can:
To help provide a professional presence with your new number, you can customize your caller ID. Plus, easily set up separate voicemail greetings for when your team is working and off.