NPA - 505 (New Mexico)
The 505 area code is part of geographic numbering plan area that includes New Mexico.
There are a few special area codes with the last two digits 422 match, these are known as easily recognizable codes (ERCs). The 8xx set of numbers are reserved for toll-free services and communication.
New Mexico’s ancient-yet-living cultures, awe-inspiring landscapes, uncharted outposts and authentic characteristics have made it a haven for artists and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
By some estimates, New Mexico is home to more than 400 ghost towns – most are nothing more than a few foundations and some occasional mining equipment. It’s a place where simple activities become life-altering experiences. New Mexico is the place to come for adventures steeped in culture to feed your spirit and fill your soul.
Visit traditional Native American communities, pueblos and interact directly with the artists who reside there. Explore the enchanting landscapes that have drawn and inspired numerous artists like Georgia O’Keeffe. The artist made New Mexico her home and her muse. View her robust collection at Santa Fe Museum, then drive north to Abiquiu and tour her home and studio.
Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. Did you know that White Sands National Park has been the backdrop for many feature films, music videos and commercials? The bright white sands, blue skies, and picturesque mountains provide the perfect setting for commercial filming, photography, and various other art forms.