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CHELCO is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative employing more than 150 people and serving more than 50,000 accounts in Walton, Okaloosa, Holmes and Santa Rosa counties in the panhandle of Florida. Th

cooperative owns and maintains 3,956 miles of line. About 2,830 miles are overhead lines and 1,126 are underground.

CHELCO's official name is Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative, which is named after the river and bay that are prominent features of the area.

Our  headquarters is in DeFuniak Springs, and we have area offices.

OUR VISION: To continuously promote the quality of life for our members, employees and communities within the scope of our core business.

OUR MISSION: To safely provide quality services and products at competitive value while adhering to the cooperative principles.


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