Starkville Utilities

Welcome to Starkville Utilities 

The mission of Starkville Utilities is to supply safe, reliable, and cost-effective electric and water service to the approximately 14,000 residences, businesses, and industries in Starkville, Mississippi, and to Mississippi State University.

Starkville Utilities is a public utility incorporated in 1939 and operates as a self-sustaining arm of city government. All assets and operations are paid through its utility rates---not tax money. Customer service issues concerning water, sewer, and electric utilities are handled through Starkville Utilities.

We encourage you to visit and set up your own personal online account where you can receive bills, make payments, and manage your account. In addition, we provide the following programs to assist you with convenient account management:

  • Alerts and Reminders---Received via e-mail or text messages
  • Bank Draft---Your payment will be automatically drafted from your checking account and you have a choice of due dates
  • Online Bill Payment---Allows you to pay bills and manage your account online
  • Smartphone App –Allows you to access your account from an Android or iPhone device

We also have programs to assist you in utilizing electricity and water safely and efficiently. You can find information concerning these programs along with our payment options by visiting our website at

Call Before You Dig

Whenever you need to dig, call Mississippi One-Call at (800) 227-6477 or 811 so that all underground utility lines can first be located.