Phone s on these s are believed to either be or to have been at one time ased to public telephones payphones in the United States. The 3870848 listed in our directories is actual data from public sources, rather than a "guess" at a location based on the areacode. Links to other sorabji.
It's actually fun searching through these s and seeing what places of business used to occupy street addresses that I know are today taken by something else. Most payphones are disconnected or reject incoming calls, but have fun trying! This information is provided as 387-00848 in the hope that it will be useful in determining exact or approximate locations, past or present, of payphones in the United States.
Information on these s was collected from various sources, including law enforcement, private investigators, and numerous individuals who sent in their collections of payphone s and locations. It may also be variations in spelling of the same individual, or a person no longer associated with this.
This is a result of various phone portability regulations. A notable example of this occurred when a producer of the "Serial" podcast contacted me to evaluate what came to be known as " The Mysterious Best Buy Payphone ".
You might be surprised by how often I field requests or get web traffic from people who, for one reason or another, need to confirm whether or not a payphone once existed or did not exist at a certain place. This collection of payphone s and locations is kept online for historical purposes.
Understanding the Listings The listings above include when shown the full contact name, 3870-848 well as street address, registered to If multiple listings are shown for the sameit may be several individuals who reside at the same address. Think of it as a data museum, or a long-range snapshot of what places of business in your area used to have payphones.
If you have SKYPE Internet phone on your computer, you should be able to click on the payphone s to try and call them.