Get a New Jersey local phone number

Easily set up New Jersey numbers for your business and manage all your work relationships using OpenPhone. You get startup-friendly pricing that starts at just $15 per user per month.

New Jersey Area Codes

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Doing business in New Jersey can be easier with a local phone number. Here are some of the advantages of having a virtual NJ number.

Boost trust with a local area code

Jersey pride runs deep. And in order to grow trust, having a local presence can go a long way. Your New Jersey number shows customers you’re part of the community, dedicated to your state and to them, just like when everyone had a landline and local area codes meant calling from down the street. Customers can be more likely to answer your call when it comes from a local number (with your business name in the caller ID), and they recognize the area code.

Are you looking for numbers in other cities or states? OpenPhone has VoIP numbers from across the country, Canada, and even toll-free numbers. These numbers can all be activated from the same device.

Make and receive calls outside of New Jersey

You don’t need to be in New Jersey to use your new local New Jersey phone number. In the office or working remotely, you and your staff can reach New Jersey residents virtually anywhere. You just need an internet-connected device. Even in New York, New Mexico, or New Zealand, your call from a New Jersey number makes you look like a local.

Share your number with your team

OpenPhone also lets you share and restrict your New Jersey phone number access. Adding team members to your account just takes a few clicks. Like in a shared inbox, your team members can access your business communications all at once and work from synced customer contact information. They can also make and receive calls at the same time, text, and respond. That way, you all stay on the same page and miss fewer calls.

You can also provide employees with their own unique direct lines, so that as your business grows you can offer more personalized service to your customers.

Professional features, professional look

Getting a virtual number through OpenPhone makes it easy to appear more professional to prospects. OpenPhone offers instant organization with multiple team members, menus, and departments all on the alert to receive a relevant call. Customers can be routed to the right person quickly with phone menus and call forwarding. They can hear custom voicemail greetings designed for missed calls or after-hour calls, or get an automatic text message after a missed call. It’s all part of a professional look that instills confidence in your business.
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Another way to help facilitate your business's success in this state is to use local numers.

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

What New Jersey area code numbers are available?

OpenPhone can help you get as many New Jersey numbers as your business needs. Select numbers from other states throughout the US, cities in Canada, or toll-free numbers in North America, too.

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Here are the New Jersey area codes available:

CodeArea Served
201This area code once covered all of New Jersey. Now it occupies a small corner in the northeast, including cities like Jersey City, Union City, Hackensack, Kearny, Bayonne, and Hoboken.
551This area code is an overlay for the 201 area. It covers the same cities in Northeast New Jersey.
609This area code covers the Trenton to Atlantic City corridor in central and southeast New Jersey. Additionally, it covers Pleasantville, Ocean Acres, and Hammonton.
640An overlay for 649, this area code covers the same area.
732This area code covers an area on the east coast. It includes the cities of Toms River, New Brunswick, Lakewood, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, and Long Branch.
848This area code covers the same territory as 732.
856Southwest New Jersey residents are part of this area code in cities like Camden, Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton, and Glassboro.
862This area code includes Newark, Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, East Orange, and Garfield.
908This area code in the state's west has Elizabeth, Plainfield, Linden, Westfield, North Plainfield, and Summit.
973Like 862, this area code covers the northwest corner of the state and the same cities.

Port an existing
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Already have an New Jersey 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 New Jersey number

Enter your email address or sign in with your Google account.
Then search by city or area code 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, desktop, or mobile app.
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Why your business needs a New Jersey phone number

biopharmaceuticals. Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices combine for significant growth in the Garden State. Other heavy-hitting industries are manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and technology. Tech standouts are in services, and new startups should note New Jersey has plenty of expertise to help locate resources, patent and market them, and analyze data.

Business support is also growing. Incubators and accelerators help buoy young startups. Some prominent programs are:

    • SOSV - This global venture capital firm offers a highly competitive global program (they accept fewer than 5% of applicants) with deep resources, mentors, a local 16-week program, and investment that’s led to a large portfolio of over 1000 companies from genetics to eCommerce.
    • TigerLabs - This Princeton membership space offers coworking, networking, events, and its own venture fund, which has resulted in 38 investments of companies that went on to raise more than $40 million.
    • TechLaunch - A premiere accelerator specializing in New Jersey’s large financial services industry, TechLaunch has mentors, a quarterly pitch event, and virtual office hours for companies that need coaching to grow their ventures.
    • The Black and Latino Technology Program - University partner Rutgers helps lead entrepreneurs in a “pre-accelerator” program. With no equity commitment, they help early-stage ideas take flight and increase the chance they’ll raise funding or be accepted to an accelerator.

    Why you should sign up for a New Jersey number through OpenPhone

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    Start using local New Jersey phone numbers with OpenPhone

    OpenPhone’s virtual platform is a simple way to level up your New Jersey business with trustworthy, professional business numbers. Access everything you'd expect from a business phone system with OpenPhone, voted the top business phone platform on software’s top review hub, G2.

    To get a New Jersey business phone number with OpenPhone, 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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