Shelby County, Kentucky
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Former Shelby County Courthouse in Shelbyville
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Isaac Shelby|
|• Total||386 sq mi (1,000 km2)|
|• Land||380 sq mi (1,000 km2)|
|• Water||6.0 sq mi (16 km2) 1.6%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||110/sq mi (42/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,074. Its county seat is Shelbyville. The county was formed in 1792 and named for Isaac Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- E., Kleber, John; Kentucky, University Press of; Policy, Institute for Regional Analysis and Public; Library, Camden-Carroll; University, Morehead State (7 April 2018). "The Kentucky Encyclopedia". www.kyenc.org. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
- The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. pp. 37.