Business Profile: Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company


CUMBERLAND, Ohio — Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company of Cumberland, Ohio, provides property and casualty coverage in conjunction with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company to rural and urban communities alike.

We offer a product to meet all insurance needs, whether it is for a farm, rental dwelling, home in town, secondary or seasonal dwelling, churches or mobile homes.

The company was founded for the purpose of providing affordable insurance coverage to rural Ohio. Over the years, the company has grown not only in numbers of policyholders, but in areas of coverages.

The company agent force can now offer a named peril policy to farmers as well as folks in town and those who rent, plus — thanks to a mutual partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company — Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company now offers an auto/home discount.

Beginning in July of 2007, are affiliated coverage for liability is with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Because of the new partnership, Patrons Buckeye Mutual can now offer an endorsement for leasing of farmland for hunting. The agency believes many farmers will be excited about this feature as leasing of farmland for hunting is becoming an issue in Ohio.

Employees credit their hometown approach to insurance as a key tool for success. The board of directors, staff and agents strive to keep their rural backgrounds and down-home and personal approaches intact in an ever-changing insurance world.

In 2007, the agency began offering online payments. This was a big plus for whose who enjoy technology, but regular mail or a visit to the office still works, as well.

The age of technology has taken the personalization out of insurance. Patrons Buckeye intends to hold true to personal contacts and working with folks to provide the best, most affordable coverages that it can possibly provide.

Contact Patrons Buckeye Mutual Insurance Company at P.O. Box 104, Cumberland, OH 43732; or visit at 430 Main St. You may also call 740-638-3604; e-mail or visit

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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