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A Fort Worth area code can connect your business to the local Texas economy. Get area code 682 and 817 today with Nextiva digital phone systems!
Now a phone number in the Fort Worth area code is possible for any business. Purchase Nextiva VoIP services and tap into the economy of the 5th biggest city in Texas. Fort Worth has an estimated population of 850,000 people and covers almost 350 square miles. It sits in Tarrant County in the western part of the state. Area code 682 and 817 also contains the surrounding counties of Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, and Wise. Fort Worth is located only 32 miles from Dallas and 190 miles from Austin.
The city of Fort Worth originally grew up along the Chisholm Trail, a cattle driving trail through Texas to Kansas. The area became known as “Cowtown” and eventually grew into a center for the ranching industry. The town was named for William J. Worth, an officer in the War of 1812. The city of Fort Worth was incorporated in 1873.
Two meatpacking companies, Armour and Swift, moved into the city and helped with the population boom in the late 19th century. The early 20th century brought oil to western Texas and Fort Worth profited from the increased demand and oil fields in the area. Now, the city sits as the 16th largest in the country.
The Fort Worth area code has only one Fortune 500 company. American Airlines Company was listed at 67 on the 2017 round up. Pier 1 Imports is also headquartered in the city and comes in at 967 on the Fortune 1000 list. Other major companies with headquarters in area code 682 and 817 are RadioShack, BNSF Railway, ACME Brick, GE Management Solutions, and D.R. Horton Inc. which was the largest homebuilder in the United States in 2017.
The biggest employer in the Fort Worth area code is Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, which employs over 13,000 residents in the aerospace defense industry. Other major players are Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth which employs 11,500 residents, and the Fort Worth Independent School District that employs over 10,000 people in the city. The Fort Worth Chamber reports that “With more than 80,000 businesses, Fort Worth ranks among the top business destinations in the world.”
The unemployment rate in area code 682 and 817 is 4.2% which is under the national average of 5.2%. The projected job growth in the city is 38% over the next ten years and the average household income in the Fort Worth area code is $52,000, which is about equal to the US national average. Over 20% of the population makes over $100,000 per year and the top three occupations in the city are health care and social assistance, manufacturing, and retail trade.
In the early 21st century Fort Worth was repeatedly listed as one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Forbes also listed the Fort Worth area code at #13 on their list of “America’s Coolest Cities” in 2012 and #3 on their list of “America’s 20 Most Affordable Cities.”
Additionally, the city was named as one of the “Best Data Center Locations in Texas” by Southern Business & Development in Winter 2016 and the same publication listed the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce as one of Texas’ “Top Four Large Local Economic Development Agencies.”
Now it’s possible to purchase a Fort Worth area code for you business no matter where in the world it’s located. When you choose Nextiva every package includes access to area code 682 and 817 from your smartphone, desktop computer, or even a tablet. Tap into the local Texas economy with VoIP digital phone systems and get instant activation for your company. All you have to do is choose the number you want, or use Nextiva rollover to add the Fort Worth area code to your existing business phone. No extra equipment is needed to get started!
Each Nextiva package also includes powerful standard PBX features like voicemail to email, call recording, conference call capabilities, and more. Additionally, your business will get access to the Nextiva Auto Attendant software. Save time and money with an automated receptionist that can connect your customers to the right extension. No matter what size your company is, the automated software will give a professional impression both your customers and competitors.
When you choose Nextiva for your VoIP package and Fort Worth area code, you always stay in control with the NextOS software. The easy to use software lets you organize your users, features, area codes, and billing all in one accessible place. Plus, the no-hidden-fees guarantee from Nextiva ensures that you always understand your payments and every transaction is transparent. What you see is what you pay, every time.
When you’re ready to expand, the flexible upgrade systems make it simple. Only pay for what you need, and add on more Texas area codes or numbers across the country when you’re ready. Affordable pricing means that our services are affordable no matter what size your business is.
Finally, a major benefit to choosing Nextiva for your area code 682 and 817 needs is the excellent customer support. Nextiva offers an Amazing Service in-house team to tackle your needs seven days a week. Whether it’s a quick question, troubleshooting an issue, or calling for upgrades, the customer service department picks up by the second ring 95% of the time because they know your time is valuable.
So, what are you waiting for? Expand your business into Texas today and get a Fort Worth area code with Nextiva digital phone systems!