Marion County
District: 8
County Engineer: Michael McCormick
Appointment Date: 1/1/2012
Address: 901 W. Elm Street
Salem, IL 62881-1806
Telephone: (618) 548-3887
Fax: (618) 548-3895

County Background:
Established on January 24, 1823, Marion County is named after Francis Marion, a soldier of the Revolution who distinguished himself as a partisan commander in the Carolinas.

County Population: 39437
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 570
Assessed Valuation: 307062114
State Highway Mileage: 152
County Highway Mileage: 235
Township Highway Mileage: 799
Municipal Highway Mileage: 225
County Seat: Salem
State House District(s): 107
State Senate District(s): 54
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 20

Past Engineers
L.S. Trainor12/9/19136/10/1919
Isaac Hill6/11/19196/27/1926
Waldo Baker6/28/19269/13/1932
Lewis E. Barenfanger6/1/19334/15/1941
Warren B. Goodell6/11/19456/14/1951
E.E. Bruce6/15/19512/10/1969
Waldo Baker2/11/19695/14/1969
Ralph C. Hilmes3/15/19696/30/1995
James E. Watwood9/12/19956/29/2001
John Peradotti7/16/20017/9/2002
Jerry Cunningham1/1/200412/30/2011