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The Enhanced 911 System directs 911 calls to the appropriate public safety answering points by routing the call based on the geographic location from which the call originated and provides the capability for automatic number identification and automatic location identification. "Automatic number identification" means the enhanced 911 service is able to automatically display the telephone number used to place the 911 call. "Automatic location identification" means the enhanced 911 service is able to display caller location information.

The 911 Addressing Division issues and verifies street addresses in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Aiken County. This Division also updates the 911 Emergency Telephone System database and administers the Public Awareness Program for the 911 Emergency Telephone System.



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