Located in the Eastern (GMT -05:00) time zone. Area code 272 serves the state of Pennsylvania. This area code was assigned on July 19th, 2010. On October 21st, 2013 it went into service. 272 is a General Purpose Code. 272 service area does overlap with 570 area codes. Dialing pattern for local calls within the same NPA (area code) is 10D.