Get an Illinois local phone number

A local Illinois phone number can help you maximize your small business potential in the Midwest. OpenPhone plans start at $10 per user per month.

Illinois phone numbers
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How badly do you need to purchase a small business phone number in Illinois? Here’s why local calling in the Land of Lincoln is integral to your business success.

A local Illinois phone number is trustworthy

Show customers they can trust your brand with a local number based in the Prairie State. Illinois residents are more likely to answer or return your calls when they see a local area code on their caller ID.

Small business owners are welcome to purchase and use multiple Illinois numbers or add 10-digit North American numbers directly to their OpenPhone account. You can send multiple messages using multiple numbers — all from the exact same device.

Make calls and send texts to Illinois from any location

With OpenPhone, you can send calls or SMS via iOS, browsers, mobile apps, or tablets to connect with customers anywhere in the world. Always appear local to your clients — whether you’re located a few miles out or a few states away from Illinois. Since OpenPhone’s VoIP telephone numbers are accessible from the machines you use every day, you don’t have to buy new equipment or even have an office to use them.

Great customer services teams share Illinois contact information

Start managing contacts the easy way with OpenPhone’s unique collaboration tools. You can send multiple messages using different phone numbers — all from the exact same device. Your customer service pros can enjoy sharing the same inbox to address comments and FAQs fast. Assign individual phone numbers to every employee to reduce your risks of bottlenecking and increase customer satisfaction in Illinois and beyond.

Virtual phone systems in Illinois are highly professional

Professional phone features can keep your business in good standing in the eyes of Illinois customers. Enable caller ID to make sure prospects see you as a local business, then use custom voicemail greetings and call forwarding to wow your customer base with that extra personal touch. OpenPhone’s advanced integrations provide everything you need to get started.
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Another way to help facilitate your business's success in this state is to use local numers.

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

What Illinois local area code numbers are available?

OpenPhone makes it easy to source and secure the phone numbers you need to succeed. Easily add as many U.S, Canadian, or North American toll-free numbers as your team requires.

what area code numbers are available

These Illinois area codes are perfect for businesses in any industry:

CodeArea Served
217This area code covers cities including Springfield and Champaign-Urbana.
224The 224 area code includes Elgin, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Evanston, and Schaumburg.
309This area covers west-central Illinois including Peoria and Bloomington.
312Reach clients in Chicago by getting a phone number at area code 312.
331The vast majority of DuPage County falls under this area code’s reach and serves as an overlay to area code 630.
447This overlay code services the 217 region, including Danville and Decatur.
464Businesses can route their calls from Cook County and Will County at area code 464, an overlay of area code 708.
618If you’re looking to reach Belleville, O'Fallon, or Granite City, use this area code.
630West Chicago cities such as Aurora, Elmhurst, and Naperville are found here.
708Large areas in Cook and Will County are serviced here, including Chicago Heights.
730Covering southern Illinois along the state’s border, this code encompasses most of the St. Louis metro area.
773All innermost neighborhoods of Chicago fall under this code, including downtown.
779Northeastern Illinois, such as Rockford and Kankakee, is covered here.
815The exterior Quad Cities are mostly serviced by code 815.
847Smaller suburbs fall under 847, including Elgin, Waukegan, and Evanston.
872As an overlay area code, 872 also serves downtown Chicago.

Port an existing
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Already have an Illinois phone number you want to use with OpenPhone? Submit your porting request through the OpenPhone app. You can also port any other US, Canadian, or North American toll-free number to your OpenPhone Account.

How to get a Illinois 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 small business needs an Illinois phone number

The Prairie State is an industrial powerhouse of the United States. This midwestern economy ranks as one of the top providers of business and professional services, generating more than $118 billion per year in those industries alone. Acting as the headquarters for some of the world’s largest brands, Illinois is ranked number four in the nation for manufacturing, finance and insurance, and transportation and warehousing. The Land of Lincoln’s strong push for innovation and scientific discovery has also positioned them as industry leaders in the clean energy space. If you have a small business or startup planning to do business near Illinois, acquiring a professional phone number can be crucial to your success.

If your business is in its earliest stages of development, partnering with an Illinois accelerator or incubator could help develop your offerings even further.

Below are a few of the most popular programs in Illinois:

    • mHUB - Considered to be one of the most successful incubators in the country, mHUB specializes in hardtech and manufacturing startups with a focus on physical products. The company has raised nearly a billion dollars for members looking for commercial innovation. If accepted as a member, applicants can expect access to a prototyping lab, a microfactory, and various talent funnels.
    • Cleveland Avenue - Food tech and restaurants are the primary focus of this Chicago accelerator. Seed stage ventures and young startups are given access to growth ventures, a research facility, and a team of industry specialists. Black, Latinx, or female applicants may have access to unique funding opportunities.
    • Healthbox - As a healthcare and healthtech accelerator, applicants to the Healthbox program should expect healthy competition in achieving membership. The Foundry Program works to maximize intellectual property with a focus on rapid growth. Innovation workshops and guest speakers, as well as strategic investments, are also provided.
    • Evergreen Climate Innovations (ECI) - Any startup in the clean energy field is welcome to join the team at Evergreen. Strong investment opportunities are available for businesses from pre-seed to series A, but only to those based in the Greater Midwest. With a 4.5 times compounded impact, ECI is a powerful accelerator for the industries of tomorrow.

    Why you should sign up for a Illinois 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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    Get your Illinois phone number with OpenPhone

    Purchasing new numbers with an Illinois area code is easy with OpenPhone. Browse our full list of VoIP phone numbers to start calling and text messaging clients with a local presence. Arming your team with shared virtual phone numbers can help you provide professional service throughout the Land of Lincoln.

    Illinois area code numbers start with OpenPhone’s one week trial — free for seven days.

    Frequently asked questions about local numbers

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    List of all area codes in Illinois

    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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