About Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative

About Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative

Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative is an electrical distribution cooperative serving members since 1936, Franklin REC is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative that provides reliable, competitively priced electric energy to businesses, industries, farms and homes in 6 counties in Iowa, Franklin, the Southern third of Cerro Gordo, and portions of Butler, Floyd, Hardin and Wright counties.

Franklin REC maintains about 2,000 points of service at homes, businesses and organizations spread across approximately 800 miles of power lines.

A dedicated board of directors elected by members makes strategic decisions about rates, service reliability, investments and other important issues such as allocating and retiring capital credits (patronage).

Our Service territory


1560 Highway 65 North

Hampton, IA 50441


Monday-Friday 7:00 A.M.- 4:00 P.M.


641-456-2557 or 800-750-3557


2019 Holidays (office closed):

Monday, January 1, 2019

Monday, May 27, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019

Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24 & 25, 201

Wednesday, January 1, 2020


2019 Board Meeting Dates:

All board meetings are held in the board room at the coop headquarters unless noted otherwise.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

(If you would like to attend a board meeting please contact the General Manager, at least, five days prior to the meeting date)