225 area code - Get a Baton Rouge, Louisiana local phone number

You can start using your new 225 area code business telephone number in just a few minutes with OpenPhone. OpenPhone lets you call from a device you already use, so you won’t need to carry a new phone, go to a store, or sign a new contract. With a simple app, you make and receive calls and texts wherever you are, on your cell phone, tablet, or computer. Once you activate your phone number, you can customize your business settings and keep all your business calls in one place.

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With just a few clicks, you can sign up for a phone number and start building your presence in any area code you like, from coast to coast. A local number helps you establish that your business is part of the community. Plus, most people are more receptive to calls from their local area code.

From population to big cities, adjacent area codes, and nearby counties, let’s look at some of the most important details on area code 225:

The heart of area code 225 and its largest city is Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With a population of 227,470 people, many callers in this area code hail from the greater East Baton Rouge County area. But that’s not all there is to area code 225. The area code covers outlying regions as well. It includes portions of Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, New Roads, White Castle, and east-central Louisiana.

Area code 225 touches 13 different counties, including East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, Iberville, West Baton Rouge, Pointe Coupee, St. James, East Feliciana, St. John the Baptist, and West Feliciana counties.

You can find other major cities in nearby area codes like 318 (Shreveport, LA), 337 (Lafayette, LA), 601/769 (Jackson, MS), and 985 (Houma, LA).

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Use local numbers to help your business succeed.

With a local 225 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Baton Rouge, LA area.

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What’s the startup climate like for new businesses in area code 225? Here are some statistics on population, employment, and core regional businesses:

The largest county in area code 225, East Baton Rouge County, lies entirely within Central Standard Time. Population in the area is shrinking slightly. There was a -0.26% population change from 2019 to 2020.

Overall unemployment rates are significant for businesses looking to source talent and grow their presence in a new area. Between 2019 and 2020, the city of Baton Rouge’s unemployment rate was 7.8%.

And many of these endeavors are thriving with a startup survival of rate 81.10% within Louisiana.

Startups join an infrastructure of existing titans. In area code 225, newcomers can grow along with Baton Rouge, LA’s top ten employers: Louisiana State University, State of Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Turner Industries, Blue Cross And Blue Shield of Louisiana, Exxonmobil, Walmart, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Our Lady of The Lake Regional Medical Center, The Dow Chemical Company.

New businesses can also benefit from working closely with large existing industries. Louisiana's top three industries are:
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services

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.

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.

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Whether you're looking for a local Baton Rouge or North American toll-free number,
getting started is simple.

See which specific 225 phone numbers are available and claim your own Baton Rouge, LA 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.

How to get a 225 phone number


Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.


Then search by city (Baton Rouge, LA) or area code (225) 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.

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Why do businesses sign up for a virtual 225 number with OpenPhone
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Go anywhere, appear local in 225

Obtain a local 225 phone number easily in 225, 225. Or port your existing phone number over with no service interruptions. It takes just minutes and is done for you. Once your number is activated, OpenPhone works on any device. Get a phone number and start calling and texting quickly, managing your conversations from an easy-to-use inbox. OpenPhone has apps you can access from a tablet, computer, or smartphone.

OpenPhone works from almost anywhere across the globe, so you can travel or live overseas — and still appear local. Chat with clients across state borders or from a coworking space across continents. All it takes is an internet connection.

Don’t live in the area code that you want a number for? No problem. You can still use your number anywhere without incurring typical long-distance charges. Calling and texting to any US or Canadian number is free with OpenPhone.

Leave a strong impression

Even if you’re working on the road, you can keep conversations organized and professional with OpenPhone. When you’re off, you can automatically mute business notifications after hours.

Easily add a phone menu, caller ID, and business voicemail greetings. That way, you can make a great impression on callers. While your business ID helps customers recognize your calls, your private number is always safe. Just because you’re using a personal device doesn’t mean your cell phone number is visible to customers. Incoming calls to your device show as an OpenPhone number so you can easily see what’s for work and what isn’t.

Sign up for multiple OpenPhone numbers, and always know which calls to your cell phone are for which specific OpenPhone numbers, or are personal.

Easily scale your phone system as your team grows

Get as many phone numbers as your business needs. Spin up new numbers in an instant to expand to new markets or assign any number to a specific teammate. Any numbers are ready to use without visiting a store or sitting on hold with customer service.

Your team can split the responsibility of answering incoming calls and messages by working from a shared number. When you share access, your team can stay aligned and work together to address messages. Assign out tasks and collaborate using threads. And stay responsive in record time by saving go-to message templates as snippets for common queries.

With a local business telephone number in area code 225, it’s easy to appear local and expand your company’s presence in the region. Support your growth by using OpenPhone, the #1 business phone solution on G2.

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