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

Thu, 7/02/2015 @ 5:02pm

Council Committee Meetings will take place on June 5, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at

City Hall
103 S. Division Street
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 Development-Operations


Wed, 7/01/2015 @ 3:29pm

Free Farmer’s Market Coupons for the following qualifications:

  • 60 years of age or older
  • 1 person income $1,815
  • 2 persons income $2,456

Available at Carterville Lion’s Club Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10am to 1:30pm
Located at 300 E. Illinois Ave

For more information contact the Williamson County Programs on Aging at (618)-988-1585

Tue, 6/30/2015 @ 11:41am

In observance of Independence Day, the Carterville City Hall, Water & Sewer Department, Street Department, and Maintenance Department will be closed Friday, July 3rd, 2015.  All departments will open for normal business hours on Monday, July 6th, 2015. 

We hope you have a safe and fun 4th of July!