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-profile   General information about Majorville
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Majorville
-census   Census information for Majorville
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Majorville
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Majorville
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Majorville
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Majorville
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Majorville
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 403, 587) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Majorville, area code (587) is the Overlay for area code (403).

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 for all 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.