Counties
Jersey County
District: 8
County Engineer: Tom Klasner
Appointment Date: 1/1/2003
Address: 722 State Highway 16
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Telephone: (618) 498-9074
Fax: (618) 498-7921
Email: tklasner@jerseycounty-il.us


Engineer Bio:
Tom received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 1988. He worked in private consulting for 14 years prior to being appointed Jersey County Engineer in 2003.


County Background:
Originally part of Greene County, Jersey County was established on February 28, 1839. The County is named after the State of New Jersey which derives it's name from the Isle of Jersey, Great Britian.


County Population: 22985
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 377
Assessed Valuation: 348859471
State Highway Mileage: 99
County Highway Mileage: 120
Township Highway Mileage: 379
Municipal Highway Mileage: 105
County Seat: Jerseyville
State House District(s): 100, 111
State Senate District(s): 50, 56
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 13


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Charles Warren12/2/19134/7/1924
Eugene Witt10/1/19244/1/1952
William Paxton Witt4/21/195210/30/1955
George C. Clausen7/1/19576/30/1973
Jimmie L. Hill7/1/19731/1/2003