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, 2/15/2017 @ 9:12am

The Carterville Police Department and City of Carterville are happy to announce the hiring of Deputy Chief, Mike Flaningam.  Deputy Chief Flaningam was sworn in at the February 14th City Council meeting by City Clerk, Michele Edwards. 

Pictured with City Clerk Michele Edwards and Chief Heather Reno.

Tue, 1/24/2017 @ 9:53am

For those Carterville residents that participate in the City's recycling program, Progress Port has approved the addition of glass to our curbside pick-up. You can now place glass in a separate, clear plastic bag to be picked up with your clear bags of paper, cardboard, and plastics. If you have any questions, contact City Hall at 618-985-2252 or 618-985-2011.

Tue, 1/17/2017 @ 11:01am

Please call 618-985-2011 with questions.