Counties
Hancock County
District: 6
County Engineer: Elgin L. Berry
Appointment Date: 1/1/2009
Address: 101 South 1st Street, P.O. Box 379
Carthage, IL 62321
Telephone: (217) 357-3155
Fax: (217) 357-3156
Email: hancockh@mediacombb.net


County Background:
Established on January 13, 1825, Hancock County is named after John Hancock, a prominent figure of the Revolutionary period, a Major General of militia, President of the Continental Congress, first signer of the Declaration, and first Governor of the State of Massachusetts.


County Population: 19104
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 806
Assessed Valuation: 249265515
State Highway Mileage: 141
County Highway Mileage: 179
Township Highway Mileage: 1115
Municipal Highway Mileage: 174
County Seat: Carthage
State House District(s): 94
State Senate District(s): 47
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 17


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
William Burgner1/6/191412/15/1921
A.C. Williams12/16/19219/30/1940
J.R. Fay10/1/194012/11/1964
William Guill12/12/19645/31/1979
Charles K. Paulson2/20/19803/31/1986
Paul Sly12/22/198610/31/2008