Counties
DeKalb County
District: 3
County Engineer: Nathan Schwartz
Appointment Date: 6/25/2011
Address: 1826 Barber Greene Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
Telephone: (815) 756-9513
Fax: (815) 756-8705
Email: nschwartz@dekalbcounty.org


County Background:
Established on March 4, 1837, DeKalb County named after Johann DeKalb, a German baron, who served in the Colonies during the Revolution, and was mortally wounded at Camden, S.C., 1780.


County Population: 105160
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 629
Assessed Valuation: 1741385699
State Highway Mileage: 117
County Highway Mileage: 190
Township Highway Mileage: 794
Municipal Highway Mileage: 392
County Seat: Sycamore
State House District(s): 70, 90
State Senate District(s): 35, 45
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 14 & 16


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
W.C. Miller12/4/19133/30/1920
Arthur Russell5/1/192012/5/1926
Fred O. Larsen12/6/192612/31/1957
Willard W. Williams1/1/195811/30/1975
Richard A. Moore3/1/19762/11/1978
Clifford Adams6/8/19786/23/1995
William "Bill" Lorence6/24/19956/24/2011