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(HOUSTON) — You’ll soon have a new area code to remember.

The new area code will be 346, which means the 10-county area covering Southeast Texas will have four area codes assigned to it.

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This will add to the existing area codes 713, 281 and 832 in Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, Waller, Austin, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Liberty and Chambers counties. It is projected that the three existing area codes will run out of numbers in September 2014.

SEE ALSO: New Area Code is On The Way to Houston and Surrounding Areas

Not all customers will be affected by the new area code. Only new customers and those wanting new phone numbers.

Phone companies will start assigning the new area code July 1.

NEWS 92 FM is sticking with our trusted old number. Call in news tips and story ideas to 713-622-NEWS.

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