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, 10/24/2016 @ 5:11pm

A big thank you to Changing Seasons Nursery for donating 5 trees from their Plant it Forward program. Changing Seasons held a contest asking customers to vote for their favorite area park with the winning park receiving the trees. Carterville's Cannon Park received the most votes and we will receive one of each:

Norway Maple
Honey Locust
Red Bud
Aristocrat Pear

Thanks to the patrons of Cannon Park and Changing Seasons!!


Sat, 10/22/2016 @ 12:58pm

The Boil Water Order issued on October 20th, 2016 has been lifted. Water is safe for consumption.

Fri, 10/14/2016 @ 9:23am

"Murder on the Disoriented Express" Presented by Upstage Productions, St. Louis, MO.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
6:00 p.m. Social Hour & 7:00 p.m. Dinner
Menu: Bacon Wrapped Pork, Cajun Fish with Rice, Cheesy Potatoes, Green Beans, Mixed Vegetables, Italian Salad, & Cobbler

Location: Carterville Community Center
Purchase Tickets: Tickets available at City Hall - 103 S. Division St or call 618-985-3871

Price: $40/person, $75/couple, $320/table of 8

Sponsored by the Carterville Downtown Merchants Association

**Proceeds will...