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, 10/02/2015 @ 4:44pm

Committee Meetings will be held at City Hall, 101 S. Division St, Carterville, IL on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Please call City Hall with questions at 618-985-2252.

Thu, 9/17/2015 @ 3:29pm

Williamson (Carterville) Masonic Lodge #802 invites YOU to attend an All-You-Can-Eat delicious meal on Sunday, October 25, 2015.
- $6.50 donation

  • Includes cornbread, coleslaw, drink and dessert!
  • Meal served at Hurst Masonic Lodge #1004 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • 107 King Street Hurst, IL 62949
  • Your $6.50 donation helps support our community and partial proceeds are to be donated to Downtown Christmas in Carterville...
Wed, 9/23/2015 @ 10:39am

Fall Clean-Up will take place for residents inside city limits as follows:

North of Grand Ave: October 19th, 2015
South of Grand Ave: October 20th, 2015

Place items to be picked up on the boulevard with the exception of:

No household garbage
No remodeling debris
No tires or roofing
No air conditioners or refrigerators
No leaves or lawn clippings
No batteries
No paints, thinners, or oils

*Limbs must be bundled no larger than 3' in diameter.

Please call the Carterville Water Department with questions at 618...