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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Sun, 1/07/2018 @ 9:00pm

After several discussions and meetings, the difficult decision has been made to discontinue the City’s curbside recycling program.  The January water bills will reflect this change, and subscribers will no longer be billed for this service.

Progress Port is still accepting recycling at their facility located at 1120 N. Division Street in Carterville.  We encourage you to continue to utilize their services for your recycling needs.  For specific recycling questions and rules, please contact them directly at 618-985-8351.

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Wed, 1/13/2016 @ 2:30pm

You can now "Like" the City of Carterville Facebook page here! This will allow quick access to City information, updates, events, and more!