South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative

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South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative
Non-profit rural electric
Industry Power utility
Founded 1940
Headquarters Arkadelphia, Arkansas, U.S.
Website South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative

South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative is a non-profit rural electric utility cooperative headquartered in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The Cooperative was organized July 31, 1940.

The Cooperative serves portions of eight counties in the state of Arkansas, in a territory generally west and southwest of Arkadelphia.

As of September 2005, the Cooperative had more than 1,770 miles of distribution lines, 9 substations and services 7,300 member accounts. Members are served in Clark, Dallas, Hempstead, Howard, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Nevada and Pike counties. The office is at 1140 Main Street, Arkadelphia.

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Each spring, South Central Arkansas Electric Cooperative selects two high school juniors to attend a tour to Washington, D.C., sponsored annually by Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Winners are selected through an essay contest. Applicants must be high school juniors and members of the Cooperative.

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