Shelby, North Carolina

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Shelby, North Carolina
Old Cleveland County Courthouse 2009.JPG
Location of Shelby, North Carolina
Location of Shelby, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°17′18″N 81°32′16″W / 35.28833°N 81.53778°W / 35.28833; -81.53778Coordinates: 35°17′18″N 81°32′16″W / 35.28833°N 81.53778°W / 35.28833; -81.53778
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyCleveland
Area
 • Total21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2)
 • Land21.1 sq mi (54.6 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total20,323
 • Estimate 
(2018)[1]
20,038
 • Density960/sq mi (370/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
28150-28152
Area code704, 980
FIPS code37-61200 [2]
GNIS feature ID0994631 [3]
Websitecityofshelby.com

Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States.[4] It lies near the western edge of the Charlotte combined statistical area. The population was 20,323 at the 2010 census.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  5. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Shelby city, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 31, 2014.