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Pittsburgh celebrates the 412 on 4/12

Steven Adams

This trio of digits is no longer just a telephone area code. It’s an identity.

The 412 is a catchy moniker for all things Pittsburgh and April 12 is the natural day to celebrate it. Nothing seems to legitimize a trend more than a social media hashtag so #412Day was born.

Our sports teams are on board.

The 412 area code was first born in 1947 but the current 412 footprint was established in 1998. It includes Pittsburgh in its entirety and other surrounding communities in Allegheny County.

Now it’s an official thing:

The 412 Shop has already been cashing in on the Steel City’s numeric nickname and this is their day to party:

Those sandwich guys serve one up:

Pittsburgh’s visual cheerleader, Dave DiCello, never misses an opportunity to showcase our hometown.

Our schools are teaching 412 love:

Chopper 11 rises to the occasion.

Steven Adams is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Steven at 412-380-5645 or [email protected].

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