Counties
Jackson County
District: 9
County Engineer: Grant C. Guthman
Appointment Date: 4/1/2003
Address: Jackson Co. Hwy. Dept. 1200 Enterprise Avenue
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Telephone: (618) 684-4141
Fax: (618) 687-1513
Email: gguthman@frontier.com


Engineer Bio:
Grant is a graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He worked 4 years with for a local contractor prior to employment with Jackson County Department of Highways in 2000 as Assistant Superintendent of Highways. He has been County Engineer for Jackson County since 2003.


County Background:
Established on January 10, 1816, Jackson County is one of the few, early Illinois Counties that did not change significantly in land area after initial establishment. The County is named after President of the United States, Andrew Jackson.


County Population: 60218
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 599
Assessed Valuation: 716602190
State Highway Mileage: 160
County Highway Mileage: 151
Township Highway Mileage: 567
Municipal Highway Mileage: 269
County Seat: Murphysboro
State House District(s): 115, 118
State Senate District(s): 58, 59
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 12


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Thomas G. Dunn12/1/191312/18/1932
Roy S. Huffman12/19/19322/14/1939
Edgar N. Johnson2/15/19395/25/1939
Albert Stallings5/26/19399/14/1945
Carl Worthen9/15/19452/28/1973
William P. Munson4/1/197312/31/1988
Albert E. Boudet1/1/19894/1/2003