254 area code - Get a Killeen, Texas local phone number

You can start using your new 254 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 254:

The heart of area code 254 and its largest city is Killeen, Texas. With a population of 153,095 people, many callers in this area code hail from the greater Bell County area. But that’s not all there is to area code 254. The area code covers outlying regions as well. It includes portions of Waco, Killeen, Temple, Belton, and Stephenville.

Area code 254 touches 24 different counties, including Bell, McLennan, Coryell, Williamson, Erath, Hill, Hood, Limestone, Eastland, and Bosque counties.

You can find other major cities in nearby area codes like 214/469/972 (Dallas, TX), 325 (Abilene, TX), 430/903 (Tyler, TX), 512/737 (Austin, TX), 682/817 (Fort Worth, TX), 830 (New Braunfels, TX), 936 (Conroe, TX), 940 (Denton, TX), and 979 (College Station, TX).

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With a local 254 phone number, you can effectively get in front of the right people and establish a foothold in the Killeen, TX area.

The biggest business trends in
area code 254

What kinds of businesses thrive in area code 254? Are customers moving in — or heading to more prosperous locales? For lots of new businesses, knowing what the area’s largest industries and employers are can help determine what kinds of resources are available to help them grow, just as these businesses did. Check out the following key facts and trends within area code 254:

This area is located in Central Standard Time. Its major city, Killeen, is located in Killeen, TX, and its population rose 0.30% from 2019 to 2020. The county’s unemployment rate is 7%. Killeen households rake in roughly $62,332 per year.

Killeen’ new business applications spiked 52.00% from 2019 to 2020, and the startup survival rate for the state is 79.60%.

Startups here join a business environment dominated by these three industries:
  • Educational services, and health care and social assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services

They find themselves among the top ten employers in Killeen: US Army, Killeen ISD, Scott & White Healthcare, Baylor Scott & White Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Walmart, Baylor Health Care System, Mclane Company, Inc., Central Texas College, Belton Isd.

Ready to grow your presence in the Killeen area? Start your free seven-day trial of OpenPhone now. You can start calling and texting from your local 254 area code number immediately, with no new hardware.

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

See which specific 254 phone numbers are available and claim your own Killeen, TX 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 254 phone number


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


Then search by city (Killeen, TX) or area code (254) 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 254 number with OpenPhone
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Go anywhere, appear local in 254

Obtain a local 254 phone number easily in 254, 254. 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 254, 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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