Located between Carterville and Marion in Williamson County, you will find Herrin, a community with a population of 11,298. (2000 US Census).
And this town is the hometown of country music’s own David Lee Murphy!
The annual Herrinfesta Italiana puts Herrin’s vast Italian heritage in the spotlight! The event lasts for 5 days in downtown Herrin during Memorial Day weekend. During this long weekend, you can bring your family for the carnival, the food, a Bocce Ball Tournament, different concerts, the Miss Herrinfesta Italiana contest and so much more!