Edgar County

228 North Central, Paris, IL 61944

Sheriff Jeff D. Wood

Year Elected: 2014   Years in Law Enforcement: 30


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County Population: 21000
Square Miles: 621

County Jail Address: 228 N. Central, Paris, IL 61944
Number of Jail Beds: 37
Jail Directions: IL Rt 1 into Paris. Jail is located 1/2 block north of the courthouse at the center of the business district.

Sheriffs Elected From This County
From 1928 (Year ISA Established) To Present
This list includes only those Sheriffs elected to a 4 year term
1928-1930 Roscoe Rives 1930-1934 Oda M. Sizemore 1934-1938 Roy R. Hess
1938-1942 Ern Kile 1942-1946 Allen A. Bell 1946-1950 Allen Crable
1950-1954 Allen A. Bell 1954-1958 Clyde R. Garwood 1958-1962 H. Dean Bishop
1962-1966 Clyde R. Garwood 1966-1970 H. Dean Bishop 1970-1974 Karl E. Farnham, Sr
1974-1978 Jack E. Hood 1978-1982Jack E. Hood 1982-1986 Jack E. Hood
1986-1990 Jack E. Hood 1990-1994 Karl E. Farnham, Jr 1994-1998 karl E. Farnham, Jr
1998-2002 Karl E. Farnham, Jr 2002-2006 Tim R. Crippes 2006-2010 Tim R. Crippes
2010-2014 Edward Motley 2014-2018 Jeff D. Wood 2018-2022 Jeff D. Wood