Living in Carbondale, you will have access to Interstate 57 heading north and south, just a short distance away. The city is about 54 miles west of Evansville. There is an Amtrak station in town if you are not up for driving.
Many residents who rent apartments in Carbondale are here to attend or work at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The city is also home to the Memorial Hospital at Carbondale, one of the other top employers in the area. The downtown area has many shops and restaurants. There are also several annual festivals such as the Southern Illinois Irish Festival.
Your Carbondale apartment may be away from the big city life, but it won't be far from the many exciting attractions this area has to offer. The Science Center of Southern Illinois is a hands-on children's museum featuring interactive science exhibits and is located inside the University Mall. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the Swannee National Forest where you can enjoy everything from fishing and hunting to beaches and dunes. The park has more than 500 wildlife species. A little closer is Crab Orchard Lake with many boating and water activities.
A post office in Carbondale is located at 1301 East Main Street. The phone number is 618-351-5651.
Average Rent in Carbondale, IL
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