Counties
Jasper County
District: 7
County Engineer: Ben Bland
Appointment Date: 3/14/2017
Address: 12871 E. State Hwy. 33
Newton, IL 62448
Telephone: (618) 783-2915
Fax: (618) 783-3909
Email: jasperhwy@frontier.com


County Background:
Once part of Crawford County, Jasper County was established on February 15, 1831. The County is named after William Jasper, a Sergeant of the Revolution who, during the action in Charleston harbor, replaced the flag shot away at Fort Moultrie, and later was killed at Savannah, 1779.


County Population: 9698
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 493
Assessed Valuation: 197320892
State Highway Mileage: 64
County Highway Mileage: 181
Township Highway Mileage: 772
Municipal Highway Mileage: 45
County Seat: Newton
State House District(s): 109
State Senate District(s): 55
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
S.A. Connor11/25/19133/12/1946
John A. Hardwick4/16/19468/31/1974
Gary W. Maxwell9/1/19749/30/1990
Lowell Fehrenbacher2/1/19911/31/1997
Richard A. Patterson4/1/199711/30/2016