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, 3/16/2018 @ 12:32pm

The City of Carterville 2018 Clean-Up Days will take place on June 4th and June 5th for residents inside City limits. 

North of Grand Avenue: June 4th
South of Grand Avenue: June 5th

Place items out by 7:00 a.m. on your designated pick-up day. 

Please call 618-985-2252 with questions. 

To view the full guidelines provided by Republic Trash Service click HERE


Wed, 3/14/2018 @ 4:29pm

The City of Carterville and Carterville First United Methodist Church are putting on a breakfast with the Easter Bunny. There will only be limited seating available per hour (prepaid reservations only). You can purchase tickets for $5.00 at City Hall, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. They will be sold for seating at 8:30 and 10:00 a.m.
Your ticket will include: pancake breakfast, story time and sing along, as well as a gift bag for each child age 10 and under!

For questions, please contact Evelyn Fuqua at 922-6355 or Khrissy Hollister at 525-8304.


Tue, 3/13/2018 @ 1:19pm

Join us March 24, 2018 for Carterville's annual Easter egg hunt!

Click HERE to view the flyer!