Pope County
District: 9
County Engineer: W. Brian Ziegler
Appointment Date: 5/30/2002
Address: P.O. Box 279
Golconda, IL 62938
Telephone: (618) 683-8801
Fax: (618) 683-5022

County Background:
Established on January 10, 1816, Pope County is named after Nathaniel Pope, first Territorial Secretary of State (1809-1816), and last Territorial Delegate to Congress from Illinois.

County Population: 4470
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 370
Assessed Valuation: 25124295
State Highway Mileage: 52
County Highway Mileage: 48
Township Highway Mileage: 346
Municipal Highway Mileage: 10
County Seat: Golconda
State House District(s): 118
State Senate District(s): 59
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19

Past Engineers
W.T.S. Hopkins1/30/19145/3/1926
George Manson5/4/19261/1/1936
Russell Wardrop12/28/19368/10/1958
James Chancey8/13/195811/30/1958
Rodney W. McClusky12/1/19582/25/1973
Frank B. Conci5/1/19737/1/1988
Jesse L. Johns, Sr.8/1/19882/28/1989
Harold E. Hofstetter3/1/198912/15/1997
Bill D. Zieba11/1/19982/1/2002