Counties
Stephenson County
District: 2
County Engineer: Dale Rasmussen
Appointment Date: 5/16/2016
Address: 295 West Lamm Road
Freeport, IL 61032
Telephone: (815) 235-7497
Fax: (815) 235-7541
Email: drasmussen@co.stephenson.il.us


Engineer Bio:
Dale received his BSCE from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana in 1974 and his MBA from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 1991. He worked for consultants for several years before serving as the Edgar County Engineer for six years. In 2016, he was appointed as the Stephenson County Engineer. Dale is a Professional Engineer and a Professional Land Surveyor in Illinois and an ordained minister.


County Background:
Established on March 4, 1837, Stephenson County is named after Benjamin Stephenson, prominent pioneer, a Colonel of Territorial militia, and Adjutant General of the Territory (1813-1814).


County Population: 47711
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 568
Assessed Valuation: 702755136
State Highway Mileage: 106
County Highway Mileage: 211
Township Highway Mileage: 816
Municipal Highway Mileage: 168
County Seat: Freeport
State House District(s): 89
State Senate District(s): 45
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 17


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Oscar G. Hiveley4/22/19133/12/1951
Oscar G. Hiveley12/27/19134/30/1926
William Crowe5/1/19264/21/1931
George E. Hively3/13/19512/1/1981
William John Keith2/2/198111/8/1982
Douglas G. Happ11/9/198210/7/1985
David A. Weaver10/8/198510/7/1991
Chris Isbell10/21/199110/16/2015