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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Carterville is approximately 2,013 (1990), 1891 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 803 (1990), 712 (2010).
The amount of land area in Carterville is 8.019 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carterville to Washington DC is 995 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 160 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carterville is positioned 37.15 degrees north of the equator and 94.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Main Street in Carterville is HISTORICAL US Route 66.
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Carterville Historical Events

Late 1800's to 1990
In the late 1800's or early 1900's, the Lloyd family was located in Carterville Missouri. One of the sons, Howard Elwood Lloyd, married Kerdelia Selena Byrnes from Arkansas. They settled in Carterville and raised a family of seven children. Kerdelia's mother, Eliza Rebecca Byrnes was buried in the Carterville cemetery in the 1940's. Eliza was the mother of Marie Shackleford, widow of Ed Shackleford. They were the owners of the Mansion at the east end of main and pine street. It is a very large three story home that took up one square city block with Old English iron fencing and gates all the way around it. In the late 1980's or early 1990's, someone purchased the property to make an Adult Foster Care Home.
Submitted by Kholeen Lloyd Jackson

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