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

Fri, 5/22/2015 @ 1:05pm

In observance of Memorial Day, the Carterville City Hall, Water & Sewer Department, Street Department, and Maintenance Department will be closed Monday, May 25th, 2015.  All departments will open for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. 

Fri, 5/22/2015 @ 12:05pm

Due to a large leak on West Grand Avenue, Carterville customers on West Grand from Mulberry Street to Dent Street are under BOIL ORDER for approximately 48 hours.

Water to be used for drinking and cooking purposes should be brought to a rolling boil for at least 5 (five) minutes before use.

Fri, 5/08/2015 @ 4:49pm

Please see the following link with the latest IDOT lane closures, that will directly affect travel in Carterville.