Counties
Perry County
District: 9
County Engineer: Brian Otten
Appointment Date: 7/1/2012
Address: 3698 State Rte. 13/127
Pinckneyville, IL 62274
Telephone: (618) 357-6556
Fax: (618) 357-5412
Email: percohwy@frontier.com


County Background:
Established on January 29, 1827, Perry County is named after Oliver Hazard Perry, a Commodore of the United States Navy, who won distinction as Commander of the fleet in the battle of Lake Erie, in 1813.


County Population: 22350
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 442
Assessed Valuation: 194876698
State Highway Mileage: 100
County Highway Mileage: 111
Township Highway Mileage: 450
Municipal Highway Mileage: 104
County Seat: Pinckneyville
State House District(s): 115, 116
State Senate District(s): 58
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 12


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Frank House12/16/19134/15/1915
John S. Neely12/6/19206/6/1927
Frank Keith6/7/19277/21/1933
Orlie Provart7/22/193311/3/1943
John C. Gibson4/15/194412/30/1947
Orlie Provart11/15/19495/15/1961
Charles W. Neville7/12/19627/14/1974
Roy A. Smith, Sr.7/15/19746/30/2000
Douglas E. Bishop7/1/20006/1/2012