About Us

Magnolia Electric Power is a not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric distribution cooperative serving six counties in Southwest Mississippi. Electric power is distributed in Pike and Walthall and parts of Lincoln, Lawrence, Franklin and Amite counties. The service area is mostly rural. A nine-member Board of Directors elected by the membership governs the cooperative.

W. Darrell Smith is General Manager of the Cooperative.

The headquarters office is located at 3027 Highway 98 West, west of Summit. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. A dispatcher is on duty 24-hours a day, including holidays.

  • Incorporated: 1938
  • Plant Investment: $95 Million
  • Total meters served: 30,843
  • Residential: 28,837
  • Meters Per Mile of Line: 6.6
  • Number of employees: 93 Full Time