Welcome to Village of Carbon Cliff Village of Carbon Cliff, Illinois
Carbon Cliff, a name given to a Village back in the early 1830s when this area was once a very important center of the coal mining industry. On November 13th, 1906, voters of Hampton Township petitioned the county court for permission to incorporate as a village. December 8th, 1906, the inhabitants of the community gathered to vote on whether or not Carbon Cliff would become a village. With a vote of 55 to 28 in favor of the proposition, Carbon Cliff had become its own entity. The Village of Carbon Cliff was born and officially incorporated when six trustees took office on January 12, 1907. Since then we've grown into a strong bedroom community on the outskirts of the Quad Cities with several small businesses, two hotels, two gas stations and plenty of charm.
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Notice: RR Crossing Construction
Iowa Interstate Railroad has notified the Village of a planned construction project on the railroad crossing at N. 1st Avenue in Carbon Cliff. The old tracks will be removed and replaced the 28th through the 30th of September. During this time motorist will need to find an alternate route.