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Where is the 240 Area Code?

The 240 Area Code (or Area Code 240) is located in the state of MD. Area Code 240 is one of the 269 3-digit telephone area codes in the USA. It covers roughly 1 unique phone numbers and 1 individuals near the city of Bethesda

Location & Map

Most numbers within Area Code 240 are located in the following cities: Bethesda, Ridge, Rockville, Glenn Dale, Damascus, La Plata, Indian Head, Waldorf, Oakland, Mechanicsville, Frederick, Hagerstown, Poolesville, Kensington, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, College Park, Hughesville, Newburg, Lexington Park, Clinton, Brandywine, Cascade, Oxon Hill, Leonardtown, Nanjemoy, Bowie, Laurel, Grantsville, Frostburg, Hancock, Thurmont, Hyattsville, Temple Hills, Capitol Heights, Emmitsburg, Westernport, Sandy Spring, Upper Marlboro, Myersville, Cumberland, Williamsport, Mount Airy, Washington, Montgomery Village, Greenbelt, Middletown, Graham, Olney, Randallstown, Wichita Falls, Suitland, Iowa Park, Stafford, Gainesville, Valley View, Raleigh, Smithsburg, Arlington, Kingsland, Culpeper, District Heights, San Antonio, Nocona, Alexandria, Mount Rainier, Chestertown, Cleveland, Germantown, California, Salt Lake City, Converse, Chevy Chase.

Time Zone & Current Time

The 240 area code lies within the Eastern Standard Time (or EST). The current time in Eastern Standard Time is 12:40 PM on 03/06/2015.

Top Cities

Bethesda, Ridge, Bethesda, Rockville, Glenn Dale, Damascus, La Plata, Indian Head, Waldorf, Oakland, Waldorf, Mechanicsville, Frederick, Waldorf, Hagerstown, Poolesville, Kensington, Waldorf, Bethesda, and Gaithersburg

Population Demographics

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Bethesda, MD
Neighborhood statistics for Bethesda, MD
Avg. Property Value
Avg. Household Income
Top Occupations
74% Management
18% Sales
Average Age
62 years old
52% Female
Top Ethnicities
82% Caucasian
6% African American

About Bethesda, MD

Bethesda is a census designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, just northwest of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took its name from Jerusalem's Pool of Bethesda. (In Aramaic, beth hesda means "House of Mercy" and in Hebrew, "bait" "chesed" means "House of Kindness".) The National Institutes of Health main campus and the National Naval Medical Center are in Bethesda, as are a number of corporate and government headquarters. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the country, placing first in Forbes list of America's most educated small towns and first on CNNMoney.com's list of top-earning American towns. In April 2009, Forbes ranked Bethesda second on its list of "America's Most Livable Cities." In October 2009, based on education, income, health, and fitness, Total Beauty ranked Bethesda first on its list of the U.S.'s "Top 10 Hottest-Guy Cities." As an unincorporated area, Bethesda has no official boundaries. The United States Census Bureau defines a Census-Designated Place named Bethesda whose center is located at 38°59' North, 77°7' West. The United States Geological Survey has defined Bethesda as an area whose center is at , slightly different from the Census Bureau's definition. Other definitions are used by the Bethesda Urban Planning District, the United States Postal Service (which defines Bethesda to comprise the zip codes 20810, 20811, 20813, 20814, 20815, 20816, and 20817), and other organizations. According to figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2000, the community had a total population of 55,277. Most of Bethesda's residents are in Maryland Legislative District 16.