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

Mon, 8/31/2015 @ 10:09am

IDOT announces that Tippy Road will be closed from Wednesday, September 2nd through Friday, September 4th.  They will be paving the asphalt widening between Mikey B's and Red Howerton St.  Detour signs will be in place.

Please use Elles to Willow detour.

Fri, 8/28/2015 @ 4:43pm

Committee Meetings will take place on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at 

City Hall
103 S. Division St.
Carterville, IL 62918

Scheduled as follows:

5:00 p.m. Street and Sidewalks
5:30 p.m. Public Safety and Insurance
6:00 p.m. Parks and Cemetery 
6:30 p.m. Finance-Economic Development Operations 


Tue, 8/25/2015 @ 3:53pm

The Carterville Lion's Club 102nd Annual Free Fair will take place September 9-12, 2015.   Click here for full schedule of events!

Booths are available for rent during the Fair for only $30.  Rental agreements are available at the Carterville Water Department, 101 S. Division St.  Booths will...