Brown County
District: 6
County Engineer: Christopher Johnson
Appointment Date: 6/30/2012
Address: 708 S. Capital
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353
Telephone: (217) 773-2427
Fax: (217) 773-4040

County Background:
Established on February 1, 1839, Brown County was originally a part of Schuyler County for nearly 15 years. The County is named for Jacob Brown, Major General during the War of 1812, who won distinction at Sackett's Harbor, Chippewa and Niagara.

County Population: 6937
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 304
Assessed Valuation: 50484929
State Highway Mileage: 54
County Highway Mileage: 67
Township Highway Mileage: 381
Municipal Highway Mileage: 25
County Seat: Mt. Sterling
State House District(s): 94
State Senate District(s): 47
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 20

Past Engineers
W.O. Grover12/1/19134/21/1933
Guy Seckman4/22/19331/20/1957
John W. Smith9/16/19575/1/1967
Milo D. Seckman7/1/196712/31/1972
Richard D. Brown1/1/197312/31/1978
Richard "Dick" Klusmeyer2/1/197912/31/1986
Lavern Fosnaugh1/15/19877/1/1998
Howard L. Timmons7/1/19986/1/2012