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Carlinville is a city in Central Illinois.

Get in[edit]

Carlinville is rather well served by rail, with multiple daily Amtrak trains calling here. There are four daily departures on the Lincoln Servie between Chicago and St. Louis. Additionally, the once-daily Texas Eagle between Chicago and San Antonio, with through-cars to and from Los Angeles three times per week, calls here.

  • 1 Carlinville station, 128 Alton Rd. Refurbished in 2017, the station features a waiting room with basic amnestis. Carlinville (Q5041329) on Wikidata Carlinville station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


  • Sears Homes. In Carlinville you will see the largest concentration of Sears Catalog Homes. Out of the 156 homes that were built by 1918, 152 are still standing.
  • Macoupin County War Memorial, 201 E Main St (Macoupin County Courthouse). Memorial built to honor county residents that fought in World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
  • [dead link] Beaver Dam State Park, 14548 Beaver Dam Lane (7 miles south of town), +1 217 854-8020. Beautiful lake and walking trail.






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Routes through Carlinville
St. LouisAlton  S/SW Amtrak Lincoln Service icon.pngAmtrak Texas Eagle icon.png N/NE  SpringfieldChicago
ENDSpringfield  N Illinois 4.svg S  StauntonJct W I-70.svg E

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