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Where is Shelby County, Kentucky?

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Shelby County is a county equivalent area found in Kentucky, USA. The county government of Shelby is found in the county seat of Shelbyville.

With a total 998.88 sq. km of land and water area, Shelby County, Kentucky is the 2646th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 44,875 people, Shelby County has a total 16833 households earning 57298 on average per year.

Shelby County, Kentucky - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 21211
Area Codes 502
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Shelbyville (population: 29,050), Simpsonville (population: 5,301), Waddy (population: 2,602), Bagdad (population: 1,968), Finchville (population: 864)
Land Area 17,326 sq miles
Water Area 380 sq miles
Household Income $57,298
Housing Units 16,833
Median Home Value $165,000
High School Grads 85% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $12,279 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.