DECEPTIVE PAYMENT PRACTICE BEING USED!! Houston County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is issuing an important special alert. A website known as, a third party payment provider, is representing themselves as being affiliated with HCEC. Please be aware that is NOT affiliated with or linked to HCEC. Please DO NOT attempt to replenish your account using this website. This is not the correct website to make a payment to and this company charges a fee to use their services. HCEC offers a variety of options for paying your electric bill at no cost. We have a Mobile Phone App that ties into your Ebiz account and posts in real-time, we have our website (see link below), and we have the automated system that is available almost 24 hours a day, except for daily close, at 936-544-5641 or 1-800-657-2445! If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Houston County Electric Customer Service at 1-800-657-2445.

11 months ago

Each year Houston County Electric Coop rewards deserving students in our service territory the Dorothy Goodrum Scholarship.  Please download the PDF to the left and return to HCEC no later than March 15th, 2017 (postmarked).


This year camp will be held on the East Texas Baptist University campus in Marshall, Texas from June 26th – June 30th, 2017. Applications need to be turned into HCEC no later than April 28, 2017 (postmarked).


Application must be postmarked by March 15, 2017.



Service Area

Houston County Electric Cooperative provides service to members in parts of nine counties in east Texas: Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Freestone, Houston, Leon, Madison, Trinity, and Walker.

Our Promise

After 74 years, our goal hasn’t changed. We’re still working hard to bring you reliable electric service at the lowest possible cost.