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Map of Wisconsin showing area codes

The 608 area code currently covers much of southwestern Wisconsin, including the capital city of Madison as well as the cities of Waunakee, Mount Horeb, Verona, Sun Prairie, Monroe, Platteville, Lancaster, Portage, Baraboo, Wisconsin Dells, Beloit, Janesville, La Crosse, Prairie du Chien, Prairie du Sac, Sauk City, Viroqua and Sparta. It was created in 1955 as a split from area code 414, and was the third area code created in Wisconsin.

Counties served by this area code:

Adams, Buffalo, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Marquette, Monroe, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Trempealeau, and Vernon

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Wisconsin area codes: 262, 414, 534/715, 608, 920
North: 715/534
West: 507, 563 Area Code 608 East: 262, 920/274
South: 815
Illinois area codes: 217, 224/847, 309, 312, 331/630, 618, 708, 773, 779/815, 872
Iowa area codes: 319, 515, 563, 641, 712
Minnesota area codes: 218, 320, 507, 612, 651, 763, 952