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.

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Thu, 2/19/2015 @ 9:47am

Due to recent finding that all of the advertising requirements of the Open Meetings Act were not fully met, the Special Meeting of the Carterville City Council scheduled for Thursday, February 19, 2015 has been cancelled.

The Special Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00p.m. The Special Meeting of the City Council will be held at Carterville City Hall, 103 South Division Street, Carterville, IL 62918. The topics being discussed are personnel issues and police chief.

Mon, 2/23/2015 @ 4:42pm

With Summer just around the corner, it’s time to spring into action with cleaning out our homes! The City of Carterville will have two clean-up days for residences inside the City limits:
North of Grand Ave: June 1st
South of Grand Ave: June 2nd

These are the items that will NOT be accepted:

  • NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE
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Thu, 10/02/2014 @ 11:59am
The City of Carterville is offering a $500.00 cash reward for information that directly leads to arrest of any individual or individuals that recently vandalized the Carterville Community Center by breaking glass in the front doors and windows. If you have information please contact the Carterville Police Department at 618-985-4853.