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What Are Local Phone Numbers and How Do They Help My Business?

A local virtual phone number represents a specific region, city, or state which is usually identified by their 3-digit area code. A local virtual phone number is hosted on the internet and not tied to a physical line.
Many customers have increasingly become more conscious shopping with a local business rather than a multinational corporation.
With a local phone number from iTeleCenter, you can establish a more substantial presence in local communities. You can instantly get multiple "Virtual" local phone numbers to give your brand a local presence in multiple cities without the expense of physical locations.  
Get a local number in a matter of minutes!

Why Get a Local Number?

Establish a stronger presence in local communities

Consumers are more likely to engage and opt for products or services that are local. More and more people are buying local to support their communities, so having a local phone number, will make a difference in the long run. A local number is one of the easiest ways to increase your conversion rates.    

Expand into Multiple Locations 

Now you can activate multiple local phone numbers to project a multi-city presence without the expense of physical locations. For example, if you are located in Miami but need a presence in Atlanta or New York, you can easily add local numbers for those cities and advertise them on your website. All calls will be centrally forwarded to your mobile number or your computer regardless of which one of your virtual phone numbers your customer calls.


You can establish a strong presence in multiple regions without the hassle of setting up a physical office space. Save dough while scaling your business. 

Better Response Rates

When you make calls or send texts from an area code that your customers recognize, they are more likely to answer. A local number is one of the easiest ways to increase your conversion rates.

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Setting up a Local phone number has never been easier. Pick a number and getgoing for free!

Get a Local Phone Number in 4 easy steps

Step -1

Choose an area code and find the available local phone numbers from our large inventory. You can add additional numbers to your account after you activate your first virtual local number.

Step -2

Choose a plan that suits you. No long-term commitments. Cancel anytime.
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Step -3

Download our mobile apps (iOS/Android) or access iTeleCenter through any browser and have everything at your fingertips. Make and receive calls, texts, and more!

Step -4

We'll help you configure your settings and set up your Local Phone Numbers to work exactly the way you want!
set up your Local phone number

Why Are Over 100,000 Small Businesses Using iTelecenter to Grow?

No Long-Term Contracts
Set Up in Minutes
Exceptional Customer Service
No Software or Hardware Required
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You Own Your Number

A Professional Phone System Built for Organizations of Any Size 

With a local phone number from iTeleCenter, manage your business calls and texts seamlessly with these great features:

Business Texting

Business Texting

Business Texting allows you to conveniently send and receive text messages to your customer. Send unlimited text messages about appointments confirmations, updates, specials and so on.


Make it easy for callers to reach the right person at your business. Easily add department & employee extensions in seconds.
Call forwarding

Call forwarding

Forward calls to any mobile phone or computer. Optionally, configure your local phone number to ring multiple devices at once to ensure you never miss an important call again! 
Custom Greeting

Custom Greeting

A custom greeting will answer all of your calls professionally. Give your small business a larger and more professional appearance.
Voicemail & transcription to text

Voicemail & transcription to text

Save time and convert your voicemails to text so you can read them on your phone, laptop or tablet.
Mobile and Desktop Apps

Mobile and Desktop Apps

Download our mobile and desktop apps and handle business anywhere, anytime: office, home and on the road

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should my business use a local number?

    In recent years, many consumers prefer to support local businesses. Getting a local virtual phone number will allow you to advertise your company within the community, have a positive brand reputation and gain the trust of your consumers.

  • Can I transfer my existing local number to iTeleCenter?

    Absolutely. We would be glad to port your existing local number to iTeleCenter. Our concierge porting service will handle most of the steps for you.

  • Do you have phone numbers in every area code?

    Our local phone number inventory is updated regularly. You may check our website for the availability of local numbers in your region. If you can’t find a local number through our website, call us – chances are, we can definitely help you choose a suitable number.

  • Do I need to pick a phone number in the area code where my business is located, or can I choose from any area code?

    No, you can select a phone number in any area code regardless of your physical location.  

  • Is it possible to have more than one local number?

    Yes, you can buy as many local phone numbers as needed. You can register multiple numbers to give your brand a presence in different cities without the expense of physical locations.

  • How do I answer calls made to my Virtual Local phone number?

    Calls can be forwarded to your mobile phone or you can answers calls from any computer browser.

  • How long does it take to set up a local virtual phone number?

    You can start taking calls as soon as your account is activated. You could get going in a matter of minutes!

  • I have other questions. How can you help?

    If you have additional questions, we’re all ears! Click here to contact our support and sales team.

Local Phone Numbers Trusted by Over 100,000 Businesses!

Here's what a few of them have to say.

Vern Pelzer, Jakel Media

"It's a great service, and I don't have to be stuck in the office to receive business calls."

Gina DeLong, Piranha Marketing, Inc.

"iTeleCenter is like an easy button for your business phone solutions."

Starting at $19.95/month

100% free for two weeks. Easy setup. No obligations.