Assignment of prefixes to the five areas around New York City



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This table lists the three-digit prefixes used for exchanges in the five areas including New York City and the adjacent 914 and 516 areas. For each, all the exchange names used for those numeric prefixes in the areas are given, together with an indication of the area in which it was used. Note that prior to approximately 1950, New York City telephones were not able to dial directly out of the city, so that the conflicts that could occur afterward were not a problem. Clicking on the exchange name will transfer you to the alphabetic listing for the area in question where more details are given on the history of the exchange.

Exchanges discontinued prior to 1950 to provide for the institution of metropolitan dialing are shown with the note Conflict on the line listing the exchange. Note that in fact the discontinuances occurred a few years prior to the actual start of metropolitan dialing (see date for each individual exchange).

For a key to the representation of dates, see the Note on Dates below.

Since I am concerned with the names of exchanges as they were assigned by the telephone company, no attempt has been made, nor will any attempt be made, to follow the disposition of the exchanges after the total conversion to all-number calling (ANC) in the mid-1970s. Thus no effort has been, nor will be, made to determine whether an exchange survived until the times in the 1990s when the 914 area code was split into 914 and 845, the 212 code into 212 and 718, and the 516 code into 516 and 631, or which area code an exchange ended up in when this happened, except to note that all surviving Manhattan exchanges except LOrraine 2 remained in 212, LOrraine 2 and all surviving Bronx exchanges continued briefly in 212 after the 718 area code was established but were eventually transferred to 718, and all surviving exchanges in the remaining boroughs were put into 718. All surviving Westchester County exchanges remained in the 914 area code, while those in Putnam, Dutchess, and Rockland Counties were transferred to the new 845 area code; all surviving Nassau County exchanges remained in the 516 area code, while those in Suffolk County were transferred to the new 631 area code; I do not know about the exchanges that served subscribers in both counties along the Nassau/Suffolk line. The relationship of these new 914/845 and 516/631 boundaries to the Southern Westchester/Northern 914 and Western/Eastern Long Island boundaries used on this site is not of any concern to me.

Numeric prefix Exchange Name Area Dates in use Notes
221 CAstle 1 Western Long Island (1954-1955) - Post-1960  
222 ACademy 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
223 ACademy 3 New York City ( 1947-1948) - 1948 Conflict with BAldwin 3, Western Long Island
BAldwin 3 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
224 ACademy 4 New York City (1935- 1936) - (1946-1947) See Note 1 of the New York City alphabetic list
BAyside 4 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
225 BAyside 5 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
CAledonia 5 December 1930 - (1947-1948)  
CArmel 5 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
226 CAnal 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
227 BArclay 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
228 CAnal 8 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
CAthedral 8 December 1930 - (1947-1948)  
229 BAyside 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
232 CEntral 2 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
BEachview 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
233 BEekman 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
234 ADirondack 4 New York City December 1930 - Mid-1933 See Note 1
(1947-1948) - Post-1960
BEdford Village 4 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
235 BElle Harbor 5 New York City December 1930 - Post-1950  
BEverly 5 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
236 BEnsonhurst 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
237 BErkshire 7 New York City December 1930 - Early 1933  
BEverly 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
238 BEachview 8 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
239 CEdarhurst 9 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
241 CHappaqua 1 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
242 CHelsea 2 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
243 CHelsea 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
244 CHickering 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
245 BIllings 5 New York City December 1930 - ( 1935-1936)  
Circle 5 Early 1938 - Post-1960  
246 BIngham 6 New York City December 1930 - Early 1933  
CIrcle 6 Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
247 CIrcle 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
248 BIrchwood 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
CIty Island 8 New York City December 1930 - 1960 See Note 2
249 CHapel 9 Eastern Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 3
251 CLoverdale 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
252 CLarkson 2 New York City December 1930 - ( 1935-1936)  
CLoverdale 2 1947 - Post-1960  
253 CLeveland 3 New York City December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
CLoverdale 3 Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
254 ALgonquin 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
255 ALgonquin 5 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
ALlegheny 5 December 1930 - Early 1933  
256 CLoverdale 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
257 CLoverdale 7 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
258 CLoverdale 8 New York City Late 1938 - Post-1960  
259 CLoverdale 9 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
261 BOulevard 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
262 AMbassador 2 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
COngress 2 Western Long Island (ca. 1958) - Post-1960  
263 ANdrews 3 New York City December 1930 - Early 1937  
BOulevard 3 Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
264 AMityville 4 Eastern Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 3
BOgardus 4 New York City December 1930 - Early 1940  
265 COld Spring 5 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
COlumbus 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
266 COney Island 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
267 COrtlandt 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
268 BOulevard 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
COngers 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
269 BOwling Green 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
271 CRoton 1 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
272 BRadhurst 2 New York City December 1930 - Late 1934  
BRowning 2 Southern Westchester Pre-1955 - Post-1955 See Note 4
BRowning 2 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 4
273 ARmonk Village 3 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
274 AShland 4 New York City December 1930 - (1946-1947) See Note 1 of the New York City alphabetic list
AStoria 4 (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
275 AR 5 New York City ca. 1960 - Post-1960 See Note 4
ARlington 5 December 1930 - Early 1933  
BRowning 5 Pre-1959- Post-1960 See Note 4
BRookville 5 Western Long Island Pre-1955 - Post-1957  
276 APplegate 6 New York City Mid-1932 - Mid-1948  
BRowning 6 New York City Pre-1959 - Post-1959 See Note 4
277 APplegate 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
CRoton Falls 7 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
278 AStoria 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
279 BRewster 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
BRyant 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
281 AUdubon 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
282 BUckminster 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
283 AUdubon 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
284 BUckminster 4 New York City Early 1932 - Post-1960  
285 ATlantic 5 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
CUrtiss 5 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
286 AUdubon 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
CUmberland 6 December 1930 - 1947  
287 BUckminster 7 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
288 BUtterfield 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
289 ATwater 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
291 AXtel 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
292 CYpress 2 New York City Late 1947 - Post-1960  
293 CYpress 3 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
294 CYpress 4 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
295 CYpress 5 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
296 AXtel 6 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
297 AXtel 7 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
298 CYpress 8 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
299 CYpress 9 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
321 FAculty 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
322 FAculty 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
323 DAvenport 3 New York City December 1930 - Early 1932  
DAyton 3 Early 1939 - Post-1960  
324 FAirbanks 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
325 FAirbanks 5 New York City ca. 1950 - Post-1960  
326 DAvenport 6 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
327 FAr Rockaway 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
328 DAyton 8 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
329 DAyton 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
331 DEwey 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
332 DEcatur 2 New York City December 1930 - Late 1934  
DEwey 2 (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
333 DEfender 3 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
EDgewood 3 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
334 EDgecombe 4 New York City December 1930 - (1946-1947) Conflict with EDgewood 4, Western Long Island
See Note 1 of the New York City alphabetic list
EDgewood 4 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
335 DEfender 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
336 DEwey 6 New York City (1937-1940) - 1947  
Pre-1957 (1950) - ANC  
337 DEerfield 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
338 DEwey 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
339 DEwey 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
341 FIeldstone 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
342 DIckens 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
343 FIeldstone 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
344 DIgby 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
345 DIckens 5 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
346 DIckens 6 New York City Mid- 1932 - Post-1960  
347 FIeldstone 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
348 DIgby 8 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Pre-1957  
FIllmore 8 (1950-1955) - Post-1960  
FItzroy 8 December 1930 - 1932? See Note 11 of the New York City alphabetic list
349 DIgby 9 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Post-1960  
351 ELmwood 1 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
ELgin 1 New York City (1950-1955) - Post-1960  
352 FLatbush 2 New York City December 1930 - Early 1933  
FLoral Park 2 Western Long Island (1948-1949) - Post-1960  
353 FLushing 3 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
354 FLoral Park 4 Western Long Island (1946-1947) - Post-1960  
355 ELdorado 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
356 ELmwood 6 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
357 FLushing 7 New York City November 1933 - Post-1960  
358 ELmwood 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
FLushing 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
359 ELmwood 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
FLushing 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
361 EMpire 1 New York City ca. 1957 - Post-1960  
362 ENdicott 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
363 DObbs Ferry 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
364 FOrdham 4 New York City Mid-1932 - Post-1960  
365 FOrdham 5 New York City Mid-1936 - Post-1960  
366 DOngan Hills 6 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1956  
EMpire 6 ca. 1959 - Post-1960  
367 FOrdham 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
368 FOundation 8 New York City December 1930 - ? See Note 3
369 ENright 9 New York City ca. 1950 - Post-1960  
FOxcroft 9 December 1930 - 1947  
371 FRanklin 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
372 ESplanade 2 New York City Late 1931 - Post-1960  
373 ESplanade 3 New York City Early 1946 - Post-1960  
374 DRydock 4 New York City December 1930- Late 1939  
FRanklin 4 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
375 ESplanade 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
376 ESplanade 6 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
377 ESplanade 7 New York City Early 1936 - Post-1960  
378 EStabrook 8 New York City December 1930 - Mid-1939  
FReeport 8 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
379 FReeport 9 Western Long Island (1946-1947) - Post-1960  
381 EVergreen 1 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
382 EVergreen 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
383 EVergreen 3 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
384 EVergreen 4 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
385 EVergreen 5 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
386 EVergreen 6 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
387 EVergreen 7 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
388 EVergreen 8 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
389 EVergreen 9 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
390 EXchange 0 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
391 EXchange 1 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
392 EXeter 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
393 EXchange 3 New York City December 1930 - Pre-1957  
EXeter 3 Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
394 EXchange 4 New York City December 1930 - Post-1957  
EXeter 4 Pre-1959 - ANC  
395 EXchange 5 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
EXeter 5 Post-1959 - ANC  
396 EXchange 6 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
397 EXchange 7 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
398 EXchange 8 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
399 EXchange 9 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
422 HAnover 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
423 GArden City 3 Western Long Island (1950-1951) - (1953-1954)  
HAddingway 3 New York City December 1930 - Late 1934  
424 GArrison 4 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
HAvemeyer 4 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
425 HAstings 5 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
HAlifax 5 New York City December 1930 - Early 1939  
426 HAvemeyer 6 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
427 GArden City 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1953-1954)  
HArlem 7 New York City December 1930 - Early 1939  
428 HArrison 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
429 HAverstraw 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
HAvemeyer 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
431 GEneral 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
HEmpstead 1 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - (1953-1954)  
432 GEneral 2 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
HEmpstead 2 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1953-1954)  
433 GEneral 3 Western Long Island Post-1960 - Post-1960  
HEgeman 3 New York City December 1930 - (1957-1959)  
434 GEdney 4 New York City Late 1945 - Post-1960  
435 GEdney 5 New York City Late 1945 - Post-1960  
436 GEdney 6 New York City ca. 1948 - Post-1960  
437 GEneral 7 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
HEmpstead 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1953-1954)  
438 GEdney 8 New York City Late 1945 - Post-1960  
439 GEdney 9 New York City Late 1945 - Post-1960  
GEttysburg 9 December 1930 - Early 1933  
441 HIckory 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
442 GIbraltar 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
443 HIckory 3 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
HIcksville 3 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1954-1955)  
444 HIckory 4 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
HIcksville 4 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - (1954-1955)  
HItchcock 4 New York City December 1930 - October 1931  
445 HIckory 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
HIcksville 5 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1951-1952)  
446 HIckory 6 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
HIghland Falls 6 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
HInkley 6 New York City December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
447 GIbraltar 7 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
448 GIbraltar 8 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
449 HIckory 9 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
451 GLenmore 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
452 GLenmore 2 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
453 GLenmore 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
454 GLen Cove 4 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (ca. 1958)  
455 GLenmore 5 New York City Mid-1932 - Post-1960  
456 GLenmore 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
457 ILlinois 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
458 ILlinois 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
459 ILlinois 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
461 INdependence 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
462 INgersoll 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
463 INdependence 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
464 HOllis 4 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
465 HOllis 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
466 HOneywood 6 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1958  
467 IMperial 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1950-1951)  
INgersoll 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
468 HOllis 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
469 INgersoll 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
INtervale 9 December 1930 - Early 1939  
471 GRanite 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
472 GReat Neck 2 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (ca. 1958)  
GReenleaf 2 Southern Westchester Pre-1959 - Post-1960  
473 GRamercy 3 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1961  
474 GRanite 4 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
GReat Neck 4 Western Long Island (1949-1950) - (1954-1955)  
475 GRamercy 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
476 GReenleaf 6 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
IRonsides 6 New York City December 1930 - (1950-1955)  
477 GReenwood Lake 7 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
GRamercy 7 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
478 GReenleaf 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1959 - Post-1960  
479 GReenpoint 9 New York City December 1930 - December 1931  
IRvington 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
481 IVanhoe 1 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
482 HUnter 2 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
IVanhoe 2 New York City December 1930 - Early 1934  
483 IVanhoe 3 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
484 HUguenot 4 New York City December 1930 - 1935-1936  
485 IVanhoe 5 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
486 HUnters Point 6 New York City December 1930 - November 1931  
IVanhoe 6 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
487 HUnter 7 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
488 HUnter 8 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
489 IVanhoe 9 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
491 HYacinth 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
492 HYacinth 2 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
493 HYacinth 3 New York City Early 1949 - Post-1960  
494 HYacinth 4 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
495 HYacinth 5 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
496 HYacinth 6 New York City Late 1949 - Post-1960  
497 HYacinth 7 New York City Mid-1948 - Post-1960  
498 HYacinth 8 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
499 HYacinth 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
521 JAckson 1 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
522 JAckson 2 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
523 JAmaica 3 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
LAfayette 3 December 1930 - Early 1935  
524 LAckawanna 4 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
525 LAurelton 5 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
526 JAmaica 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
527 LAurelton 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
528 LAkeland 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
LAurelton 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
529 JAmaica 9 New York City Late 1931 - Post-1960  
532 LExington 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
533 JEfferson 3 New York City December 1930 - 1947  
LEvittown 3 Western Long Island (1951-1952) - ANC  
LEwisboro 3 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
534 LEhigh 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
535 KEllog 5 New York City December 1930 - Mid- 1932  
LEhigh 5 (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
536 JErome 6 New York City Early 1932 - Post-1960  
537 JErome 7 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
538 JErome 8 New York City Mid- 1937 - Post-1960  
539 LEnox 9 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
LEvittown 9 Western Long Island (1951-1952) -    
541 LIncoln 1 Western Long Island (1954-1955) - Post-1960  
542 KIlpatrick 2 New York City 1949-1950 - ANC  
543 KIngsbridge 3 New York City Mid-1938 - Post-1960  
LIfeguard 3 December 1930 - Mid-1933  
544 LIggett 4 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
545 KIlpatrick 5 New York City December 1930 - Early 1941  
546 KIngsbridge 6 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
547 KIngsbridge 7 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
548 KIngsbridge 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
LIverpool 8 December 1930 - Early 1931 See Note 3 of the New York City alphabetic list
549 KIngsbridge 9 New York City Mid-1936 - Post-1960  
556 LL 6 New York City ca. 1960 - Post-1960  
561 JOhn 1 Northern 914 Unknown - Post-1959  
LOcust 1 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
562 JOhn 2 Northern 914 Unknown - Post-1959  
LOrraine 2 New York City 1945 - ANC  
563 LOngacre 3 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
564 JOhn 4 New York City December 1930 - Late 1939  
LOngacre 4 ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
565 JOhn 5 Northern 914 Unknown - Post-1959  
LOngacre 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
566 LOcust 6 Western Long Island (1955-1957) - Post-1960  
LOng Beach 6 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1955-1957)  
567 LOrraine 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
568 LOrraine 8 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
569 LOrraine 9 New York City (Late 1940) - Post-1960  
LOuisiana 9 December 1930 - Early 1933  
582 JUdson 2 New York City ( 1948-1949) - Post-1960 See Note 16 of the New York City alphabetic list
LUxemburg 2 ( 1947-1948) - Pre-1957 See Note 16 of the New York City alphabetic list
583 LUdlow 3 New York City Early 1946 - Post-1960  
584 LUdlow 4 New York City December 1930 - Early 1937  
Early 1947 - ANC  
585 JUniper 5 New York City December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
LUdlow 5 Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
586 JUdson 6 New York City ( 1948-1949) - Post-1960  
587 LUdlow 7 New York City Early 1931 - Post-1960  
588 LUdlow 8 New York City Mid-1946 - Post-1960  
LUxemburg 8 December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
589 LUdlow 9 New York City Mid-1946 - Post-1960  
591 LYric 1 Southern Westchester Pre-1959 - Post-1960  
592 LYric 2 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
593 LYnbrook 3 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
595 LYceum 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
596 LYceum 6 New York City (1950-1957) - ca. 1958  
599 LYnbrook 9 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
621 MAyfair 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
622 MAin 2 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
623 MAyfair 3 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
NAnuet 3 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
624 MAin 4 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
625 MAin 5 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
626 MAnsfield 6 New York City December 1930 - 1947 Conflict with MAssapequa 6, Western Long Island
MAssapequa 6 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1953-1954)  
MAyfair 6 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
627 MAnhasset 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
MArble 7 New York City December 1930 - 1945 Conflict with MAnhasset 7, Western LI
628 MAhopac 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
NAvarre 8 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1959  
629 MAmaroneck 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
MAyflower 9 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
631 MEdford 1 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
632 NEw Rochelle 2 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
633 NEw Rochelle 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
MEdallion 3 New York City December 1930 - (1947-1948) Conflict with NEw Rochelle 3, Southern Westchester
634 NEw City 4 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
NEptune 4 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
635 MElrose 5 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
636 NEw Rochelle 6 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
637 MEridian 7 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
638 NEvins 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
639 NEwtown 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
641 MIchigan 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
642 MIchigan 2 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
644 MIssion 4 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
NIghtingale 4 New York City December 1930 - Pre-1957  
645 NIghtingale 5 New York City Early 1946 - Post-1960  
646 NIghtingale 6 New York City Late 1946 - Post-1960  
647 MIdway 7 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
MIssouri 7 December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
648 MIdwood 8 New York City December 1930 - Early 1936  
NIghtingale 8 1947 - Post-1960  
649 MInnesota 9 New York City December 1930 - Late 1940  
NIghtingale 9 1947 - Post-1960  
651 OLympia 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
652 OLinville 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
653 OLinville 3 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
654 OLinville 4 New York City Early 1943 - Post-1960  
655 OLinville 5 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
656 OLympia 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
657 OLympia 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
658 OLympia 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
659 OLympia 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
662 MOnument 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
663 MOnument 3 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
664 MOunt Vernon 4 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
MOhawk 4 New York City December 1930 - (1947-1948) Conflict with MOunt Vernon 4, Southern Westchester
665 MOtt Haven 5 New York City 1949-1950 - Post-1960  
666 MOunt Kisco 6 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
MOnument 6 New York City 1948 - Post-1960  
667 MOunt Vernon 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
668 MOunt Vernon 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
669 NOrth Salem 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
MOtt Haven 9 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960  
671 ORiole 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
673 ORegon 3 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
674 ORchard 4 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1958 See Note 5
ORegon 4 New York City ( 1947-1948) - ANC See Note 5
675 ORegon 5 New York City (1948) - Post-1960  
676 ORiole 6 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
677 ORchard 7 New York City Pre-1939 - Late 1939  
ORegon 7 ( 1948-1949) - Post-1960  
678 ORiole 8 Western Long Island (ca. 1958) - Post-1960  
679 ORegon 9 New York City 1948 - Post-1960  
681 OVerbrook 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
682 MUrray Hill 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
683 MUrray Hill 3 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
684 MUrray Hill 4 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
685 MUrray Hill 5 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
686 MUrray Hill 6 New York City Pre-1935 - Post-1960  
687 MUrray Hill 7 New York City ( 1945-1946) - Post-1960  
688 MUrray Hill 8 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Post-1960  
689 MUrray Hill 9 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
691 MYrtle 1 Eastern Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 3
692 MYrtle 2 Eastern Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 3
693 OWens 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1959 - Post-1960  
694 MYrtle 4 Eastern Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960 See Note 3
695 OXford 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
696 OYster Bay 6 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
697 NYack 7 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
OXford 7 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
698 OWens 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
699 OWens 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
721 RAvenswood 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
722 SAcramento 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
723 SCarsdale 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
724 SChuyler 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
725 SCarsdale 5 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
726 RAvenswood 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
727 SAint George 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
728 RAvenswood 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
729 RAvenswood 9 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
RAymond 9 December 1930 - Early 1947  
731 PErshing 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
732 REctor 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
733 SEdgwick 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
734 REgent 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
735 PEarl River 5 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
PErshing 5 Western Long Island Pre-1960 -    
736 PEnnsylvania 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
737 PEekskill 7 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
REgent 7 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
738 PElham 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
PEterboro 8 New York City December 1930 - Mid-1932  
739 PEekskill 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
REpublic 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
741 PIoneer 1 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
742 RIchmond Hill 2 New York City December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
PIoneer 2 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
743 SHeepshead 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
744 RHinelander 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
745 SHore Road 5 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
746 PIoneer 6 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
SHore Road 6 New York City December 1930 - Pre-1957  
747 PIoneer 7 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
748 SHore Road 8 New York City Early 1932 - Post-1960  
749 RIverside 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
751 PLaza 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
752 PLaza 2 New York City ca. 1958 - Post-1960  
753 SLoatsburg 3 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
PLaza 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
754 PLaza 4 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
SKidmore 4 December 1930 - Late 1946  
755 PLaza 5 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
756 SLocum 6 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
757 PLaza 7 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
758 PLaza 8 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
759 PLaza 9 New York City ( 1941-1942) - Post-1960  
761 ROckwell 1 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
763 RN 3 New York City ca. 1961 - Post-1961  
ROslyn 3 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (ca.1958)  
SOuth Salem 3 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
764 POund Ridge 4 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
ROckville Centre 4 Western Long Island (1950-1951) - Post-1960  
766 POmeroy 6 New York City December 1930 - Early 1933  
ROckville Centre 6 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
767 POrt Richmond 7 New York City December 1930 - (1947-1948)  
POrt Washington 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
768 SOuth 8 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
769 ROgers 9 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
771 PResident 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
772 PResident 2 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
773 PResident 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
774 PResident 4 New York City Early 1933 - Mid-1933  
Late 1934 - Post-1960  
775 PRimrose 5 Western Long Island (1946-1947) - Post-1960  
776 SPruce 6 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
777 SPring 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
778 PResident 8 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
779 SPencer 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
PRospect 9 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
781 SUnset 1 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
782 STagg 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
783 STerling 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
784 STillwell 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
785 PUlaski 5 New York City December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
SUffern 5 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
SUnset 5 Western Long Island (1952-1953) - Post-1960  
786 STony Point 6 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
STillwell 6 New York City (1936-1950) - Post-1960  
SUnset 6 December 1930 - (1937-1940)  
787 SUsquehanna 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
788 STerling 8 New York City (1937-1940) - Post-1960  
789 STerling 9 New York City Mid-1948 - Post-1960  
STuyvesant 9 December 1930 - (1947-1948)  
791 PYramid 1 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
792 SYcamore 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
793 SWiftwater 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
794 PYramid 4 Western Long Island Post-1960 -    
SWinburne 4 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
795 SWinburne 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
796 PYramid 6 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
SYosset 6 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1954-1955)  
797 RYe 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1957  
798 PYramid 8 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
799 PYramid 9 Western Long Island (1953-1954) - Post-1960  
821 VAndyke 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
822 TAlmadge 2 New York City Early 1932 - Post-1960  
823 TAlmadge 3 New York City Mid-1946 - Post-1960  
VAnderbilt 3 December 1930 - Early 1939  
824 TAlmadge 4 New York City ca. 1958 - Post-1960  
825 TAlmadge 5 New York City December 1930 - Pre-1957  
VAlley Stream 5 Western Long Island (1945-1946) - Post-1960  
826 VAnderbilt 6 New York City Late 1938 - ca. 1956  
827 TAylor 7 New York City Late 1945 - Post-1960  
828 TAlmadge 8 New York City Early 1948 - Post-1960  
829 TAlmadge 9 New York City Early 1938 - Post-1960  
831 TEmpleton 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
832 TEmpleton 2 New York City Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
833 TErrace 3 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
834 TEnnyson 4 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
835 TEnnyson 5 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1959  
836 TErrace 6 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
837 TErrace 7 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
838 TEmpleton 8 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
839 TErrace 9 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
841 TIvoli 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
842 TIvoli 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
843 VIrginia 3 New York City Early 1931 - ANC  
844 VIgilant 4 New York City December 1930 - (1936-1950)  
TIlden 4 Western Long Island (1950-1951) - (ca.1958)  
845 TIllinghast 5 New York City December 1930 - Early 1939  
VIrginia 5 Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
846 VIrginia 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
847 VIrginia 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
848 VIrginia 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
849 VIrginia 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
851 ULster 1 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
852 ULster 2 New York City Mid-1948 - Post-1960  
853 ULster 3 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
854 ULster 4 New York City Early 1949 - Post-1960  
855 ULster 5 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
856 ULster 6 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
857 ULster 7 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
858 ULster 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
859 ULster 9 New York City 1947 - Post-1960  
861 UNiversity 1 New York City ca. 1958 - Post-1960  
862 TOmpkins 2 New York City (1950-1955) - Post-1960  
TOpping 2 December 1930 - (1940-1950)  
863 UNderhill 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
864 UNiversity 4 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
865 UNiversity 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
VOlunteer 5 December 1930 - 1949  
866 TOmpkins Square 6 New York City December 1930 - Early 1937  
UNiversity 6 (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
867 TOmpkins 7 New York City ca. 1950 - ca. 1958  
868 TOttenville 8 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1958  
871 TRiangle 1 New York City ca. 1956 - Post-1960  
872 TRemont 2 New York City Early 1934 - Post-1960  
873 TRafalgar 3 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Post-1960  
TRemont 3 December 1930 - Pre=1957  
874 TRafalgar 4 New York City Pre-1938 - Post-1960  
875 TRiangle 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
876 TRafalgar 6 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960 See Note 6
TRiangle 6 ca. 1956 - ca. 1958 See Note 6
877 TRafalgar 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
878 TRafalgar 8 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Pre-1957  
TRemont 8 Early 1934 - Post-1960  
879 TRafalgar 9 New York City ( 1947-1948) - Post-1960  
881 TUlip 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
882 TUlip 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
885 TT 5 New York City 1960 - Post-1960 See Note 3
Pre-1959 - Post-1960 See Note 3
886 UTrecht 6 New York City December 1930 - Early 1933  
887 TUrnbull 7 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
891 TWining 1 New York City See Note 26 of the New York City alphabetic list
892 TYrone 2 New York City (1940-1950) - Post-1960  
893 TYrone 3 New York City Late 1948 - Post-1960  
894 TWining 4 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
895 TWin Harbors 5 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - Post-1960  
896 TWining 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
897 TWining 7 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
898 TWining 8 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
899 TWining 9 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
921 WAlnut 1 Western Long Island (1954-1955) - Post-1960  
922 WAlnut 2 Western Long Island Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
WAntagh 2 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1952-1953)  
923 WAdsworth 3 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
924 WAtkins 4 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Post-1960  
925 WAlker 5 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
926 WAdsworth 6 New York City ( 1946-1947) - Post-1960  
927 WAdsworth 7 New York City Pre-1939 - ANC See Note 5
WAshington Heights 7 December 1930 - ca. 1958 See Note 5
928 WAdsworth 8 New York City Pre-1938 - Post-1960  
929 WAtkins 9 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
931 WElls 1 Western Long Island (1954-1955) - Post-1960  
932 YEllowstone 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
933 WEllington 3 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
935 WElls 5 Western Long Island (1954-1955) - Post-1960  
936 WEather 6 New York City Pre-1939 - Post-1960  
937 WEstbury 7 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (1954-1955)  
WEstchester 7 New York City December 1930 - Early 1947  
WEstmore 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
938 WEst Point 8 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
WElls 8 Western Long Island (1954-1955) -    
939 WEstmore 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
941 WIlson 1 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
942 WIckersham 2 New York City December 1930 - ( 1947-1948)  
WIlliams 2 ca. 1950 - Post-1960  
943 WHitehall 3 New York City Pre-1938 - Post-1960  
944 WHitehall 4 New York City December 1930 - Post-1960 See Note 3 of the New York City alphabetic list
945 WHeatley Hills 5 Western Long Island (1947-1948) - (ca.1958)  
WIlliamsburg 5 New York City December 1930 - Early 1934  
946 WHite Plains 6 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
WIndsor 6 New York City December 1930 - ca. 1948 Conflict with WHite Plains 6, Southern Westchester
947 WIsconsin 7 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
948 WHite Plains 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
949 WHite Plains 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
961 WOodbine 1 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
962 YOrktown Heights 2 Northern 914 Pre-1959 - Post-1959  
WOrth 2 New York City December 1930 - ANC  
963 YOnkers 3 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
964 WOrth 4 New York City 1941-1942 - Post-1960  
965 YOnkers 5 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
966 WOrth 6 New York City Pre-1957 (1950) - Post-1960  
967 WOodbine 7 Southern Westchester Pre-1959 - Post-1960  
968 YOnkers 8 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
969 YOnkers 9 Southern Westchester Pre-1957 - Post-1960  
981 YUkon 1 New York City (1957-1958) - Post-1960  
982 YUkon 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
984 YUkon 4 New York City (1957-1958) - Post-1960  
985 YUkon 5 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
986 YUkon 6 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
987 YUkon 7 New York City (1957-1958) - Post-1960  
988 YUkon 8 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
989 YUkon 9 New York City ca. 1958 - Post-1960  
991 WYandotte 1 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
992 WYandotte 2 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  
993 WYandotte 3 New York City (1950-1957) - Post-1960  

NOTE ON DATES: When "Early 1931" is shown for a date, the start of service could possibly have coincided with the December 1930 change to two-letter exchanges, but all that is actually known is that it was between that date and May 1931.

Dates shown as "Pre-" and a year mean that the start (or end) of service took place after May 1931 and before the specified year, but no better information is known to me. For some exchange names, it is known that some prefixes were initiated after 1931 and before 1950, or between 1950 and 1955, but because data prior to 1957 are insufficiently detailed, it is unknown which numeric prefixes. In such cases, only "Pre-1957" can be shown with confidence, but a parenthhesized "(1950)" or "(1955)" will be included to show that it is believed, but not certain, that the prefix existed prior to the specified parenthesized date.

Dates shown as "Post-" and a year mean that the start (or end) of service took place after the specified year and before the transition to all-number calling, but no better information is known to me.

Dates shown as a pair of years in parentheses, separated by a hyphen, mean that the start (or end) of service took place no earlier than the first named year, and no later than the second named year, but no better information is known to me.

NOTE 1: The ADIrondack and FOUndation exchanges were located in the Bronx at the time of the December 1930 conversion to two-letter names ADirondack 4 and FOundation 8. Those exchanges eventually were closed, but new exchanges named identically were established in Manhattan.

NOTE 2: A 1959 telephone directory that I have seen shows a TUlip 5 exchange in the North Bronx. This would have the numeric equivalent of 885, exactly the same as the TT5 exchange started in 1960 in the same North Bronx zone. It is impossible that both could be in existence at the same time, so my suspicion is that the telephone company had planned, at the time the 1959 directory was printed, to introduce TUlip 5, and so put it in the zone list of exchanges for the benefit of customers who might have had to call numbers in that exchange while the 1960 directory had not yet come out, but by the time the exchange was opened, they named it TT5. This is simply speculation on my part, however. The fact that the telephone company predicted changes in advance is also shown by the fact that the 1960 directory shows both CIty Island 8 and TT5. This would indicate that the directory was printed when the exchange was still CIty Island 8, but the table listed TT5 so that subscribers could find TT5 in the table to compute their charges after the exchange was renamed.

NOTE 3: AMityville 4, CHapel 9, and MYrtle 1, 2, and 4 were not originally dialable from New York City and so are listed in the Eastern Long Island section. In the late 1950s, they became dialable, so a case can be made for including them in the Western Long Island section.

NOTE 4: The situation regarding BRowning exchanges is very confused. A 1955 directory shows BRowning 2 in Westchester County, but in a 1957 directory it is shown in Brooklyn. In 1959 it is also shown in Brooklyn, but in a different zone. This zone is also shown for Browning 2 in subsequent directories dated 1960 and later. The 1959 directory also shows BRowning 5 and 6, in Queens, but a 1960 directory does not show BRowning 6, and puts BRowning 5 in a different Queens zone. In addition, the 1960 durectory shows an AR 5 exchange, which would conflict with BRowning 5. What can only be concluded is that the listings in these directories reflected planned new exchanges, not actual ones in service. BRowning 2 may not have actually been implemented until after 1957, BRowning 5 (if at all; see the listing for TUlip 5 in Note 2) till after 1959, and BRowning 6 not at all.

NOTE 5: The changes from ORchard 4 to ORegon 4, and from WAshington Heights 7 to WAdsworth 7, were not made at one single time. New telephones were assigned the new name, but old telephones were not immediately changed, and directories from 1948 to 1957 showed both ORchard and ORegon 4, and as early as 1939 showed both WAshington Heights 7 and WAdsworth 7. By 1959, the change was complete.

NOTE 6: The 1957 directory consulted shows both TRiangle 6 and TRafalgar 6. These are not likely to have both existed at the same time. Neither the 1955 nor the 1959 directory shows TRiangle 6, while TRafalgar 6 appears in both the 1959 directory and earlier ones (The 1955 directory is unclear), which probably means that the reference to TRiangle 6 in the 1957 directory is in error. Until I am certain, however, this site will show TRiangle 6 as existing in 1957, though not in 1955 or 1959. More investigation is necessary.



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