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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Wed, 4/25/2018 @ 9:44am
The City of Carterville, Illinois will accept SEALED BIDS 
for cleaning of the following buildings:
Water and Sewer Department, 101 S. Division St
Carterville Police Department, 121 W. Illinois Ave
Carterville Community Center, 120 N. Greenbriar Rd
until 4:00p.m., April 26, 2018.
Bids are to be priced individually for each building per
occurrence of cleaning.
For specifications or further information, please contact
Amy Simpson at City Hall 618-...
Tue, 4/24/2018 @ 1:47pm

The Carterville Fire Department invites everyone, of all ages, to come to the 2018 Balloon Glow Fundraiser. There will be 4 hot air balloons at the event. Vendors, concessions, and live entertainment will be on site.

Entry to event will be:
$10 per car
$30 per van (15 passengers)
$50 per bus

On Saturday May 5, 2018 there will be a 5K race starting at 3pm. Registration will be at 1pm 5K participants will also gain entry to event after race and t-shirt at no extra cost.


Tue, 4/24/2018 @ 12:33pm

The 11th Annual Block Party will be held behind City Hall on April 27th from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Come join us for free food & drinks, games, prizes, and much more! Don't miss out on all the fun!

To view the flyer click here!

For more information, call City Hall at 618-985-2252.