The Electric Department is responsible for:
  • Distributing electric service to more than 6,000 residents
  • Maintaining over 5,000 street and security lights

Electrical Distribution System

Douglas City's electrical distribution system consists of 132.15 miles of high voltage primary lines.

Call Before You Dig

Before you start digging, call (800) 282-7411 to find out the location of nearby power lines. View the Call Before You Dig brochure for more information.

Additional Information

The Electric Department is a member of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia. The first electric lights were turned on in Douglas on May 26, 1905. 


Staff Directory
View the Electric Department's staff directory.