Do you love the Capital District? Then you should be aware of 518 Day this is a celebration of everything 518, arts, entertainment and business.

Area code 518 is located in northeastern New York and covers Albany, Schenectady, and Troy. It has a single overlay (838) that serves the same area. Area code 518 is one of the original 86 area codes created by AT&T and the Bell System in 1947. It originally served northeastern New York including Albany. In 2017, area code 838 was created and is currently an overlay to area code 518.