Counties
Putnam County
District: 4
County Engineer: Patrick G. Sloan
Appointment Date: 10/10/2013
Address: 552 State Route 26
Lacon, IL 61540
Telephone: (309) 246-6401
Fax: (309) 246-3446
Email: psloan@marshallcountyillinois.com


Engineer Bio:
Received B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois and a M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Kentucky. Worked 27 years as a consultant and served 20 years on the Marshall County Board. Appointed to be the Marshall and Putnam Counties Engineer in 2013.


County Background:
Established on January 13, 1825, Putnam County originally encompassed much of northern Illinois. It's land area later was reduced to become the smallest county in the State. The County is named after Israel Putnam, a Major General of the Revolution.


County Population: 6006
Land Area (Sq. Miles): 171
Assessed Valuation: 112081375
State Highway Mileage: 53
County Highway Mileage: 42
Township Highway Mileage: 200
Municipal Highway Mileage: 38
County Seat: Hennepin
State House District(s): 76
State Senate District(s): 38
U.S. Congressional Distict(s): 18


Past Engineers
NameStartFinish
Mason Wilson3/18/19153/17/1921
William C. Chesney3/18/19214/6/1921
Fred H. Buhn4/15/192612/14/1932
Harold S. Morine12/15/193212/1/1945
H.C.T. Skinner1/1/194611/21/1974
David S. Sullivan12/1/197411/30/1980
J. William Shafer1/1/19814/1/2005
George Meister4/1/200511/30/2010
Edward Andrews4/14/20119/1/2013