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 2020 census, Shelbyville is a 3rd Class City with a population of 17,282.

City Government

The City of Shelbyville swore in a new Mayor on January 5, 2023 and City Council on January 5, 2023.