Counties
Bureau County
District: 3
County Engineer: John C. Gross
Appointment Date: 8/12/2007
Address: 595 Elm Place
Princeton, IL 61356
Telephone: (815) 875-4477
Fax: (815) 875-4470
Email: bchcoeng@nbsmail.net


County Background:
Established on February 28, 1837, Bureau County is named after Pierre Buero, a French trader with the Indians.


County Population: 34978
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 866
Assessed Valuation: 639000000
State Highway Mileage: 249
County Highway Mileage: 220
Township Highway Mileage: 1104
Municipal Highway Mileage: 203
County Seat: Princeton
State House District(s): 73, 74
State Senate District(s): 37
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 17


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Frank R. Bryant2/2/19142/13/1917
Clarence L. Melcher9/24/19197/14/1924
R.L. Schoenberger9/30/19249/26/1950
H.C.T. Skinner10/6/195011/21/1974
Davis S. Sullivan12/1/19741/31/1996
Wayne E. Carl4/1/19964/25/2001
Jeffrey E. Peacock9/1/20013/22/2007