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

Tue, 7/05/2016 @ 4:52pm

Due to a rate increase from Rend Lake Intercity Water and Republic Trash Services, new rates have been established for Carterville Water customers as of the July 2016 billing cycle.

View rates HERE

Trash has been changed from $14.40 per month to $14.80 per month.

Thu, 5/19/2016 @ 10:41am

Tap water for Carterville meets all Federal (USEPA) and State of Illinois drinking water health standards.  The annual Water Quality Report is required by the Safe Drinking Water Act.

2015 Water Quality Report Page 1

2015 Water Quality Report Page 2


For more information, please call 618-985-2011.

Tue, 3/22/2016 @ 3:00pm

City of Carterville Press Release 03-22-2016

The City of Carterville would like to thank Governor Bruce Rauner, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and the Crosswalk Community Action Agency for their roles in the receipt of a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $263,250.00.  This grant will be used to rehabilitate and make necessary health, life, and safety repairs for six owner occupied, income eligible home owners in the James Street area of Carterville’s ward one.