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-profile   General information about Bitumount
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Bitumount
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-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Bitumount
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Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 587, 780) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Bitumount, area code (587) is the Overlay for area code (780).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or planners expect to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary even for local calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.