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 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.



2018 Holidays (office closed):

Monday, January 1, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2018

Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25, 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019