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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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.
Mon, 7/07/2014 @ 4:20pm

The City of Carterville contract for trash service with Republic Services expired on May 31, 2014. City officials advertised for bids on municipal trash service and entered into a new contract with the lone bidder, Republic Services. The increase given to the city by Republic Services was $2.07 per month, and the city absorbed seven cents of the increase to make the new residential trash bill $14.00 per month.  This new contract also requires that all trash be placed in the blue containers provided by the contractor. If you have questions or concerns about the residential trash...