Counties
Edgar County
District: 5
County Engineer: Aaron Lawson
Appointment Date: 11/1/2008
Address: 12637 E. 950th Rd.
Paris, IL 61944
Telephone: (217) 465-4139
Fax: (217) 463-6804
Email: alawson@edgarcountyhighway.org


County Background:
Established on January 3, 1823, Edgar County is named after John Edgar, a pioneer merchant, politician and land speculator.


County Population: 18576
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 617
Assessed Valuation: 227676666
State Highway Mileage: 129
County Highway Mileage: 152
Township Highway Mileage: 885
Municipal Highway Mileage: 93
County Seat: Paris
State House District(s): 102, 110
State Senate District(s): 51, 55
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 15


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Karl J. Barr12/1/19139/10/1918
George H. Harkness9/14/19183/3/1920
Frank D. Mayes3/22/19203/15/1937
J. Everett Stephens9/14/19207/22/1927
Jacob S. Randall12/13/19283/3/1935
John W. Walker3/4/193511/30/1941
O. R. Evans3/16/19378/31/1941
Robert A. Lathrop9/1/194111/30/1980
Thomas M. Harvey12/1/19417/20/1944
G. W. Henderson8/16/19496/30/1953
Gordon Kirkman3/1/19815/15/2005
Richard Boles7/30/19884/30/2002
Dale Rasmussen5/1/20025/1/2008