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

Engineer Bio:
Michael E. McCormick attended Mulberry Grove High School,Graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville w/ Bachelors in Science, Has worked for City of Greenville in Public Works Montgomery County Highway Dept as Engineering Tech, Bond County Highway Dept as County Engineer Currently at Marion County Highway Dept as County Engineer. Has dabbled in everything from Design, Construction, and Aviation to Farming, Racing, and Wine making. Being active and diverse brings flavor to one’s life. I am honored to be considered for the Zone Engineer award, but feel that anyone and everyone that works within the shadow of Illinois Government should be recognized for their service.

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