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

Wed, 7/29/2015 @ 3:42pm

The Carterville Police Department is in the process of relicensing golf carts and ATVs for 2015.  A new license application must be completed and a $50.00 fee submitted for all street legal golf carts and ATVs registered in Carterville. 

Valid Driver's License and Proof of Insurance must be provided.

For more information, please contact the Carterville Police Department at 618-985-4853.

Tue, 7/28/2015 @ 5:44pm

The Police Pension Board Meeting will be held July 31st, 2015 at the Carterville Police Department. Meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. 

121 W. Illinois Ave
Carterville, IL 62918

Please contact City Hall with questions at (618) 985-2252


Mon, 7/27/2015 @ 10:22am

The City of Carterville will be hosting the State Treasurer's office on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 as they offer an I-Cash Event!  I-Cash is a program created to help Illinois residents find unclaimed property.  Find your unclaimed cash and other assets!

For more information, call 618-985-2011.