Payment Options

Mail Payments

The mailing address for Black River Electric Cooperative is

P O Box 130
Sumter SC 29151

Black River accepts personal checks, business checks, certified checks and money orders.  Please do not send cash in the mail.

Office Locations

The Sumter office is located at:

1121 N. Pike Rd W.
Sumter SC 29153

The Camden office is located at:

991 Black River Avenue
Cassatt SC 29032

Both locations have an after-hours drop-box located near the drive-through window.

Credit Card, Debit Card

To pay using a Visa or MasterCard credit card or debit card you must use the Black River payment site at or call 1-866-731-2732.

Currently, Black River can only accept Visa or MasterCard credit and debit cards through this service. For more information about the Black River payment site, click here.

Western Union Quick Collect

Black River is an authorized collection site for Western Union payments.  Simply go to the nearest Western Union office and process a "Quick Collect" payment for our code city-"Blackriver" and state-"SC".  Your payment will be processed and a check printed in our office within 30 minutes of completing your transaction.  An $12.95 fee is collected by Western Union for this service. 

Pay Stations

Consumers must have their account number to make a payment  AT A PAY STATION.  Access to Black River billing information is not available to any remote pay station.

For your convenience, the following locations accept Black River payments.

  • Sandhills Bank
    137 N Main St
    Bethune, SC 29009

  • First Citizens Bank
    133 E. Main Street
    Summerton, SC 29148