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Shelbyville is a city in Shelby County, in the Louisville metro area.
Shelbyville is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gov. Isaac Shelby
The latitude of Shelbyville is 38.211N. The longitude is -85.223W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,390.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shelbyville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40065 ZIP code.
16% of Shelbyville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelbyville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelbyville was $17,461, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Shelbyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Shelbyville include East Shelbyville District, Science Hill School, Seventh Street Historic District, Shelby County Courthouse and Main Street Commercial District, West Shelbyville District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Shelbyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $869.
Libraries in Shelbyville include Shelby County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Shelbyville include Shelbyville Sentinel-News
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelbyville political report.
The average commute time for Shelbyville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Shelbyville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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