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.




2020 Holidays (office closed):

Wednesday, Jan. 1

Monday, May 25

Friday, July 3

Monday, Sept. 7

Thursday & Friday, Nov. 26 & 27

Thursday & Friday, Dec. 24 & 25

Friday, Jan. 1


2020 Board Meeting Dates:

All board meetings are held in the board room at the co-op headquarters unless noted otherwise.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 31,  at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Apr. 28, at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 26, at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 23, at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 28, at 7:00 p.m

Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 22,  at 7:00 p.m.

October meeting to be determined

Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 7:00 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.)