City Profile

Shelbyville is one of the most diverse communities in Kentucky. Our unique blend of agriculture, business and industry, coupled with our attitude of a small town atmosphere makes Shelbyville a wonderful place to visit, live, or work.


Based on the 2010 census, Shelby County has a population of 42,074 which includes the City of Shelbyville.

City Government

The City of Shelbyville swore in a new Mayor on January 3, 2019 and City Council on January 7, 2021.