Counties
Fayette County
District: 7
County Engineer: Michael A. Maxey
Appointment Date: 5/1/1999
Address: P.O. Box 297
Vandalia, IL 62471
Telephone: (618) 283-5025
Fax: (618) 283-3661
Email: fchd@ruralcommail.com


Engineer Bio:
Michael received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign in 1991. He worked in Survey, Design, and Construction for IDOT, District 5 until 1999 when he became County Engineer for Fayette County.


County Background:
Established on February 14, 1821, Fayette County originally encompassed a large area of central Illinois. It is one of fourteen Illinois counties that derive their names from sources so diverse that they cannot easily be classified under any special head.


County Population: 22140
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 718
Assessed Valuation: 219137710
State Highway Mileage: 146
County Highway Mileage: 169
Township Highway Mileage: 1100
Municipal Highway Mileage: 88
County Seat: Vandalia
State House District(s): 107
State Senate District(s): 54
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 20


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
P.E. Fletcher12/9/19133/14/1920
J.V. Waddell3/15/19201/31/1947
E.L. Gilkerson2/1/19475/14/1948
James Mose7/13/19481/13/1958
Charles H. Austin7/15/19586/30/1964
C. W. Barenfanger7/1/19647/14/1970
Charles E. Bowles7/15/19709/30/1998