Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Saturday, July 12, 2014
786 area code for next year

The state utilities commission will usher in the 786 area code to the Florida Keys by next June, after 14 years of trying to keep Monroe County unified under the 305 area code.

On June 1, 2015, telephone numbers that start with 786 -- already existing in Miami-Dade -- will be issued to residents of the Keys.

"An additional area code is needed because of t...

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