• Water/Sewer

    The City of Carthage is the local municipal provider for water and sewer inside the City limits. Questions may be directed to City Hall at 217-357-3119, or by visiting them at 538 Wabash St, Carthage, IL 62321 (located on the south side of Carthage Square). Water/Sewer bills are combined and are mailed monthly. Persons living outside the City limits MAY be served by Carthage if nearby, but typically pay a 50% adder on their water.

    Dallas Rural Water District also handles rural water for most of Hancock County. Their office is located at 1105 US Hwy 136, Hamilton, IL. Call 866-508-2332.

  • Natural Gas

    NICOR is the local provider for natural gas within the City of Carthage and some of the smaller local towns. Their customer service number is 888-642-6748.

  • Electrical Service

    Customers living in Carthage or surrounding small towns are typically serviced by Ameren Illinois. They can be reached at 800-755-5000.

    Customers in the rural areas of Hancock County are serviced by Western Illinois Electrical Coop (WIEC) located at 524 N Madison (north of the traffic light), Carthage, IL 62321. They can be reached at 217-357-3125.

  • Assistance

    Monetary assistance for winter heating or any energy bill issues can be investigated at Western IL Regional Council (WIRC) in Macomb. They can be reached at 309-837-2997.

Upcoming Events


June 19

Carthage Kiwanis Club

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


  • Kibbe Museum Roof

    The City of Carthage will be taking bids for roof replacement on the Kibbe Museum. Bid specifications can be picked up at City Hall by prospective bidders. Bids for this project need to be delivered to the City Hall by March 29th at 4:00pm.