Counties
Alexander County
District: 9
County Engineer: Jeff Denny
Appointment Date: 7/1/1998
Address: P.O. Box 216
Olive Branch, IL 62969
Telephone: (618) 776-5242
Fax: (618) 776-5300
Email: alexcohwy@wildblue.net


County Background:
Established on March 4, 1819, Alexander County is named after William M. Alexander, an early settler of the county bearing his name and Senator in the second and third General Assemblies of the State.


County Population: 8238
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 251
Assessed Valuation: 40132952
State Highway Mileage: 67
County Highway Mileage: 33
Township Highway Mileage: 276
Municipal Highway Mileage: 61
County Seat: Cairo
State House District(s): 118
State Senate District(s): 59
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 12


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
William N. Moyers4/6/19141/29/1922
J.H. Sharp3/23/192710/1/1928
George F. Dewey6/25/19299/22/1930
Donald E. Ball6/1/193110/24/1949
Ira A. Wall10/25/194912/31/1951
Donald E. Ball7/15/195212/31/1960
Robert P. Rubenacker1/1/19616/30/1976
Nicholas L. Niestrath7/1/19769/23/1977
Daniel D. Page9/23/19774/16/1978
Ralph M. Partridge4/17/19788/14/1981
Joseph O. Plemon8/21/19816/30/1998