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Craighead Electric Cooperative

4314 Stadium Blvd. • P.O. Box 7503 • Jonesboro, AR 72403-7503
United States
(P) (870) 932-8301  

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Craighead Electric Cooperative is proud to service over 28,000 members in seven northeast Arkansas Counties. As a distribution cooperative, Craighead Electric Cooperative is a member-owned not-for-profit electric company, which purchases electric power at wholesale and distributes it to members within its service territory. Its profit or margins are put back into the cooperative to help run the business efficiently or are returned to the member-owners through Capital Credits. A cooperative exists to provide high quality service at the lowest possible price.


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In 1940, 112,050 of 1.95 million Residents in Arkansas had Electricity

In 1937, the first electric cooperative utility pole was erected in Arkansas by First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville, marking the development of a system that now covers 60 percent of the state's land area.