Counties
Johnson County
District: 9
County Engineer: Steve Kelley
Appointment Date: 5/3/2004
Address: P.O. Box 247, 1225 U.S. Highway 45 North
Vienna, IL 62995-0247
Telephone: (618) 658-2741
Fax: (618) 658-2751
Email: jocohwy@frontier.com


County Background:
Established on September 14, 1812, Johnson County is named after Richard M. Johnson, a Colonel of Kentucky militia, who served in Indian wars and the War of 1812, and reputed to have killed the Indian chief, Tecumseh, at the battle of the Thames; Representative in Congress, U.S. Senator from Kentucky, and Vice President, 1837-1841.


County Population: 12582
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 349
Assessed Valuation: 95459946
State Highway Mileage: 106
County Highway Mileage: 50
Township Highway Mileage: 352.8
Municipal Highway Mileage: 39
County Seat: Vienna
State House District(s): 118
State Senate District(s): 59
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Charles A. Hook11/25/19133/19/1916
John H. Sharp3/20/19165/26/1923
A.M. Ragsdale5/28/19234/1/1930
Charles Hook7/21/193012/31/1946
Frank Lauder2/4/19474/1/1948
Fred A. Curl5/4/194811/19/1950
Loren H. Hinkle11/20/19501/4/1957
Clyde C. Taylor3/5/19588/5/1958
Leon West8/6/195810/1/1969
R.W. McClusky12/15/19692/25/1973
Frank B. Conci5/1/197312/31/1978
Jesse L. Johns, Sr.1/1/19792/22/1991
Bob Ruzich4/22/19914/30/2004