Get a local number for your business.

Connect with your local community by using a local number.

What is a local number?

A local number is one that starts with an area code specifically for a particular region, city, or state.

With Grasshopper, small businesses can now get “virtual” local phone numbers. It’s the easiest way to get a local business number in any city of your choice – whether you live there or not! Pick a local number and start using it with our free trial!


How to get a local number:

Setting up a local phone number is simple with Grasshopper.


Pick an Area Code

Decide on a region and find an available local phone number from our huge inventory.


Select a Plan

From solopreneurs to small businesses, we’ve got the right plan for you!



Sign up for Grasshopper and start taking calls on your local business number today!

The benefits of a local business phone number

  • Give your business a trusted feel that appeals to local customers.
  • Establish a local presence in multiple cities by adding more local numbers.
  • Call and text from your local business number so people are more likely to pick up.
  • Keep work and personal calls separate, even if you’re using the same phone.

The professional choice for local numbers.

Get a local number for your business in any city or state.

When you buy a local phone number through Grasshopper, you also give your business the tools it needs to scale and grow:

Explore Grasshopper's features:


Desktop + Mobile Apps

Stay connected with Grasshopper on your desktop, iPhone or Android device.

Learn more about Mobile + Desktop Apps »


Voicemail Transcription

Get your voicemails transcribed so you can read them without having to listen to the message!

Learn more about Voicemail Transcription »


Simultaneous Call Handling

Take calls from multiple people at the same time so no one hears a busy signal.

Learn more about Simultaneous Call Handling »


Custom Greetings

Record professional messages that welcome your customers when they call in.

Learn more about Custom Greetings »


Keep your finger on the pulse of your business with detailed call reports.

Learn more about Reporting »


Business Texting

Provide updates and quick replies via text messaging on your business number.

Learn more about Business Texting »


VoIP/Wi-Fi Calling

Use your internet connection to make and receive calls when cell reception is poor.

Learn more about VoIP/Wi-Fi Calling »


Virtual Fax

Have incoming faxes delivered as PDF attachments right to your email inbox.

Learn more about Virtual Fax »


Incoming Call Control

Screen callers, block calls and set up custom schedules for your business hours.

Learn more about Incoming Call Control »


Business Phone Number

Choose from our inventory of vanity, local, or toll-free numbers. Or port your own for free!


Call Forwarding

Route business calls to your personal phone or to another team member.

Learn more about Call Forwarding »



Set up a voicemail for business calls and get MP3s of your messages through email.

Learn more about Voicemail »



Give employees or departments extensions with their own call forwarding rules.

Learn more about Extensions »


Call Transfers

Place callers on hold and even transfer them to another number when needed.

Learn more about Call Transfers »

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the most well-known area codes?

Unsurprisingly, most of the big cities top the list. If you’re looking for a recognizable area code for your local business number, take your pick: Boston (617), Hawaii (808), New Orleans (504), New York City (212), Los Angeles (310, 424), San Francisco (415), Denver (303), Atlanta (404), Seattle (206).

Does Grasshopper support international calls?

We absolutely do. You can call internationally using your local number from the Grasshopper mobile and desktop apps.
This feature is disabled by default, but you can enable it easily by reaching out to our customer support team and placing a deposit.

Can I get a local number that spells out my company name?

Unfortunately, Grasshopper does not offer vanity services for local phone numbers, but you can absolutely get a vanity toll-free number that fits your business or whatever name you are looking for! Check out our vanity number search tool.