Story of Carterville

5 Historic Carterville

Carterville is a charming, small town in the heart of Southern Illinois, an area many refer to as the “heartland.”  Within 1.5 to 4 hours from favorite American cities of St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Lexington, and Memphis, Carterville is nestled as a gateway to fast-growing Southern Illinois Wine Country.  In fact, this town is within an hour to 29 wineries you can enjoy in this region.


Latest News

Mon, 9/22/2014 @ 5:15pm

The Carterville Water and Sewer Department will FLUSH HYDRANTS in the EAST portion of town (Wards 3&4). This will occur on Wednesday, October 1 thru Friday, October 10, 2014, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Water may be discolored, but is safe to drink. If discolored, washing clothes is not recommended.

Tue, 9/16/2014 @ 10:59am

The City of Carterville will have two clean-up days for residences inside the City limits:

North of Grand Avenue: October 6th
South of Grand Avenue: October 7th

These are the items that will NOT be accepted:

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Mon, 7/21/2014 @ 3:05pm
Effective with the August 1, 2014 billing, there will be a slight increase in your water and sewer bill to cover the Rend Lake Intercity Water System annual increase.  Also, the garbage rate just increased from $12.00 to $14.00 per month on our new contract with Republic Services.  Click here for a rate comparison.
Thank You!
Carterville Water Department