The city of Carlinville is located in the county of Macoupin. It covers a total area of 7.8 sq. km. The pro business climate of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, construction, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, farm equipment, freight forwarding, health, insurance, oil and lubrication, real estate and tourism. The local inhabitants are engaged in businesses of supplies related to moving supplies, hospital supplies and computer parts, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. The local people provide services through home health, printing, relocation, truck repairing, wedding supplies and storage and self service, contribute to the local economy.