Catawba County is home to an educated and skilled workforce of 250,000.

All utilities, including electric, natural gas, water, sewer and telecommunications are readily available and supplied throughout the county by a variety of providers. Our utility providers are eager to accommodate even the highest levels of required service.

Utilities in Catawba County are provided by various carriers depending upon the location of service. Below is a list that shows, in general terms, the major providers for various services in each Catawba County municipality. For more specific information on availability of service or rates, please contact the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation.

Utility Providers
Location Water/
Sewer
Electricity  Natural
Gas
Communications
Catawba
County
Catawba
County
Duke Energy
Energy United
Rutherford Elec. 
Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum
Town of
Brookford
City of 
Hickory
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
CenturyLink
Broadplex
Spectrum
Town of
Catawba
City of 
Hickory
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum 
City of
Claremont
City of
Claremont
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum
City of
Conover
City of
Conover
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum
Town of
Long View
Town of
Long View
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
CenturyLink
Broadplex
Spectrum
City of
Hickory
City of
Hickory
Duke Energy Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
CenturyLink
Broadplex
Spectrum
Town of
Maiden
Town of
Maiden
Town of Maiden
Duke Energy 
Piedmont 
Natural 
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum
City of
Newton
City of
Newton
City of Newton
(Electricities)
Duke Energy 
Piedmont
Natural
Gas
AT&T
Broadplex
Spectrum