Counties
Gallatin County
District: 9
County Engineer: Jim W. Brown
Appointment Date: 6/1/1977
Address: P.O. Box 462
Shawneetown, IL 62984
Telephone: (618) 269-3021
Fax: (618) 252-0004
Email: galcoengr@yahoo.com


County Background:
Established on September 14, 1812, Gallatin County once encompassed much of southern Illinois. The County is named after Albert Gallatin, a statesman and financier, Representative in Congress from Pennsylvania, Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S. and Minister to France and England.


County Population: 5589
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 325
Assessed Valuation: 630000000
State Highway Mileage: 49
County Highway Mileage: 73
Township Highway Mileage: 355
Municipal Highway Mileage: 51
County Seat: Shawneetown
State House District(s): 118
State Senate District(s): 59
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Victor Pierce12/13/19135/3/1920
W.T. Smyth5/4/19205/4/1938
Ralph Brown6/1/19385/5/1941
H.H. Glassock5/6/194111/30/1945
Ralph Brown12/1/19453/31/1947
Bert Goatley4/1/19475/31/1959
Fred L. Losdon6/1/19598/17/1968
Robert R Brown9/10/19685/31/1977