Area code 864 is an area code in the U.S. state of South Carolina that covers Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson and the other parts of upstate South Carolina. It was split from area code 803 on December 3, 1995. 
This area code includes the following Counties in Upstate South Carolina Abbeville County, SC, Anderson County, SC, Cherokee County, SC, Greenville County, Greenwood County, SC, Laurens County, SC, McCormick County, SC, Oconee County, SC, Pickens County, SC, Spartanburg County, SC, and Union County, SC.
Some cities located in this area code includes: Abbeville, SC, Anderson, SC, Boiling Springs, SC, Clemson, SC, Clinton, SC, Duncan, SC, Easley, SC, Gaffney, SC, Greenville, SC, Greenwood, SC, Greer, SC, Laurens, SC, Lyman, SC, Mauldin, SC, McCormick, SC, Powdersville, SC, Seneca, SC, Simpsonville, SC, Spartanburg, SC, Travelers Rest, SC, Union, SC, and Walhalla, SC.
The area code is a mnemonic for UNIversity. There are 24 different colleges and universities in this area code. The most noted are Lander University, Bob Jones University, Clemson University, Converse College, Furman University, Anderson University, USC-Upstate, Piedmont Technical College, Greenville Technical College, Erskine College, Limestone College, Tri-County Technical College, and Wofford College.
When 803 gets overlaid with 839 in mid-2020 (until 864 itself exhausts, projected around 2025), it will be the only part of South Carolina left to still use 7-digit local calling.
|South Carolina area codes: 803, 843/854, 864|
|North: 828, 704/980|
|West: 706/762||Area code 864||East: 803|
|North Carolina area codes: 252, 336/743, 704/980, 828, 910, 919/984|
|Georgia area codes: 229, 404, 470/678, 478, 706/762, 770, 912|
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