What are some 3-digit numbers in New York State? Please see below for a list numbers that will answer your questions. While reviewing the list, please do not confuse the 3-digit numbers for area codes (which are also 3-digits in length) that are used on cell phones and landlines.
011 (or 0-1-1) is used in New York State to make International calls and are followed by country codes to help connect the calls.
111 (or 1-1-1) is not a telephone number that is used due to concerns of conflict with the rotary alternative for (ex. *67, *69) star commands.
211 (or 2-1-1) is a telephone number that helps connect you to human services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including holidays.
311 (or 3-1-1) is a telephone number that is for government information and non-emergency services. Those outside the calling area or is an AT&T’s U-verse customer can access the service by calling 212-639-9675.
411 or (4-1-1) is a telephone number for local directory assistance and is free (included in phone plan) when used on land lines but can incur a fee (US$2.00) when used from cellular lines from the cellular provider.
511 (or 5-1-1) is a telephone number for the official traffic and travel information source.
611 (or 6-1-1) is a telephone number for customer service for cellular phones and depending on your non-cellular provider, you may be able to use it to report telephone line trouble should you have a dial tone.
711 (or 7-1-1) is New York State’s telephone number for relay service that is used for the hearing and speech impaired.
811 (or 8-1-1) is a telephone number for homeowners to call before any digging is done on their property to prevent damage to power, gas and water lines. When called, the homeowners can request the lines around their property identified so that area can be avoided.
911 or (9-1-1) is a telephone number for emergency services and is the main option to use if you are not planning to report crimes using text messages.
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