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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Fri, 2/05/2016 @ 9:52pm

The Carterville City Council will meet on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at 103 S. Division St, Carterville, IL 62918.


For more information, please call 618-985-2252.

Wed, 2/03/2016 @ 9:17am

Four Citizen Advisory Members Wanted

The City of Carterville has created new Citizen Advisory Member positions for the purpose of advising the Council Committees on all committee issues from a technical and/or citizen perspective.  This is a voluntary position.

The four Committees that will be represented are:

1. Streets and Sidewalks
2. Public Safety and Insurance
3. Parks and Cemetery
4. Finance, Economic Development and Operation

All applicants must live within the Carterville city limits.

Application forms may be obtained from and...

Wed, 1/27/2016 @ 3:48pm

City of Carterville Full-Time Certified Police Officer Job Posting

Applicants seeking qualification appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application: State of Illinois certification.  Full-time certification by other states will also be accepted provided the certification will be recognized by the ILETSB with no more than forty (40) hours of training required by that Board (Illinois part-time certification meets this requirement).  Must be a United States citizen, 21 – 35 years of...