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, 10/06/2015 @ 3:06pm

The Boil Order issued on 10/06/2015 has been lifted on 10/08/2015 at 3:00 p.m.  Water is safe for consumption.

Thank you for your patience.

Tue, 10/06/2015 @ 1:27pm

The Carterville Water & Sewer Board will meet on Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Carterville Water & Sewer Department, 101 S. Division St., Carterville.


Please call the Water Office with questions at 618-985-2011.

Thu, 9/17/2015 @ 3:29pm

Williamson (Carterville) Masonic Lodge #802 invites YOU to attend an All-You-Can-Eat delicious meal on Sunday, October 25, 2015.
- $6.50 donation

  • Includes cornbread, coleslaw, drink and dessert!
  • Meal served at Hurst Masonic Lodge #1004 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • 107 King Street Hurst, IL 62949
  • Your $6.50 donation helps support our community and partial proceeds are to be donated to Downtown Christmas in Carterville...