Counties
Wayne County
District: 7
County Engineer: Dennis Seidel
Appointment Date: 7/29/2013
Address: 1309 E. Main Street
Fairfield, IL 62837
Telephone: (618) 847-7343
Fax: (618) 842-2986
Email: waynecounty.illinois@gmail.com


County Background:
Established on March 26, 1819, Wayne County is named after Anthony Wayne, a surveyor and politician of Pennsylvania, a Major General during the Revolution, Commander-in-Chief of the Army after General St. Clair, and successful Indian fighter in the Northwest Territory.


County Population: 16760
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 708
Assessed Valuation: 108622616
State Highway Mileage: 97
County Highway Mileage: 180
Township Highway Mileage: 1172
Municipal Highway Mileage: 81
County Seat: Fairfield
State House District(s): 109
State Senate District(s): 55
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 19


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Griff Koontz12/2/19133/11/1920
Frank E. Roberts3/12/19204/10/1947
T.J. Vaughan4/11/19474/11/1959
Thomas H. Murphy5/18/19596/30/1967
Omer Long7/1/196710/1/1979
Jerry W. Schauf1/2/19806/15/1990
Harold Hubbell2/1/19915/31/1993
Gary Maxwell6/10/199311/30/1996
Arthur J. "Art" Loebach8/1/19973/30/2012
Gregory Heiden4/1/20127/29/2013