Established in 1937, Barton County Electric Cooperative is a member-owned company that offers a range of electrical services. The company provides electric energy to rural areas in Barton County in Missouri. It offers surge protection, theft reporting, and mulch and pole loading services. The company also provides average temperature readings for billing cycles, as well as offers upgrading solutions for electrical services. It provides energy saving and indoor and outdoor safety tips. The company offers automated meter reading solutions and online and drop box payment services. In addition, Barton County Electric Cooperative conducts educational programs for children and adults, as well as organizes trips for high school students.