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, 6/22/2018 @ 3:47pm

Please click on the below links to view pages 1 and 2 of the 2017 Water Quality Report.  A hard copy may be picked up at the Carterville Water and Sewer Department, 101 S. Division St., Carterville, IL 62918.

2017 Water Quality Report Page 1

2017 Water Quality Report Page 2

Fri, 6/01/2018 @ 5:06pm

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alderman Thomas V. Gentry.  Alderman Gentry served on the Carterville City Council for a total of 32 years.  He was a Ward 3 Alderman for 21 years and a Ward 1 Alderman for 11 years.  The City flag will be at half staff through Alderman Gentry's funeral services, in honor of his years of dedicated service to Carterville.

Sat, 4/28/2018 @ 12:36pm

The City of Carterville is matching the reward of the Carterville Soccer Association by offering an additional $500.00 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of any individual or individuals that recently vandalized the Jr. High-High School soccer field on the east end of Cannon park. 

If you have an information, please contact the Carterville Police Department at 618-985-4853.