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Shelbyville
Bedford County, Tennessee

ZipCodes
37160

Motto
Pencil City of the World
Walking Horse Capital of the World



Page Contents for Shelbyville, Tennessee

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Tennessee state capital is Nashville.
The population of Shelbyville is approximately 16,105 (2000), 20335 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,163 (1990), 7275 (2010).
The amount of land area in Shelbyville is 35.679 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Shelbyville is 15 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shelbyville to Washington DC is 584 miles.
The distance to the Tennessee state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shelbyville is positioned 35.49 degrees north of the equator and 86.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Shelbyville elevation is 800 feet above sea level.
Shelbyville average annual precipitation is 53.88 inches peryear.
Shelbyville average temperature is 59.3 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 39.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.2 degrees F.

Location

about 50 miles southeast of Nashville. Here is a map page for Shelbyville.
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History & History Related Items

When Bedford County was divided to create Lincoln and Moore Counties, the remaining portion of Bedford County had no county seat. The legislature determined there should be a new city founded to be the county seat. It should be near the center of the county. Shelbyville was established by the legislature in 1809 with space reserved from the beginning for a county courthouse and jail. Shelbyville was named to honor Colonel Issac Shelby, a well-known politician of the area.

Learn more about the history of Shelbyville at this informative site
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Attractions

Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration
P.O. Box 1010
Shelbyville, TN 37162
Phone: 931-684-5915
Fax: 931-684-5949
This event takes place each year in late summer for the 11 days ending on the Saturday night before Labor Day. It has been held for over 60 years!

Tennessee Walking Horse Museum
1110 Evans St.
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Phone: 931-684-5915
This museum showcases the only horse named for its state. Many types of exhibits are available. The state's longest running horse show is held here each Labor day. It has been running since 1939.
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Shelbyville City Government

City of Shelbyville
201 North Spring Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: 931-684-2691
Fax: 931-684-1423
Email

Shelbyville has a Mayor Council/Manager form of government.



Shelbyville Police Department
109 Lane Parkway
Shelbyville,TN 37160
FAX: (931)684-0735


Shelbyville Municipal Airport
2828 Hwy 231 North
Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931)684-1669

Shelbyville Chamber

Shelbyville Bedford County Chamber of Commerce
100 North Cannon Boulevard
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: 931-684-3482
Fax: 931-684-3483
Toll-free: 1-888-662-2525

Shelbyville Organizations

Shelbyville Bedford County Chamber of Commerce
100 North Cannon Boulevard
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Phone: 931-684-3482
Fax: 931-684-3483
Toll-free: 1-888-662-2525

Shelbyville Libraries

Argie Cooper Public Library
100 South Main Street
Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-1669

Shelbyville Schools