Counties
Lawrence County
District: 7
County Engineer: Aaron Mefford
Appointment Date: 10/2/2017
Address: South 15th Street P.O. Box 88
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Telephone: (618) 943-4215
Fax: (618) 943-3077
Email: lacohwy@gmail.com


County Background:
Established on January 16, 1821, Lawrence County is named after Captain James Lawrence, Commander of the Chesapeake, who was mortally wounded in an engagement between that vessel and the British vessel, Shannon, during the War of 1812.


County Population: 16833
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 370
Assessed Valuation: 90777240
State Highway Mileage: 98
County Highway Mileage: 137
Township Highway Mileage: 539
Municipal Highway Mileage: 68
County Seat: Lawrenceville
State House District(s): 109, 110
State Senate District(s): 55
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
R.J. Benefiel11/25/19131/5/1951
Eugene S. Organ7/1/19518/1/1958
Omer Long5/19/19597/1/1967
Buford Johnson7/8/19679/30/1973