Place:Shelby, Illinois, United States

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Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,363, which is a decrease of 2.3% from 22,893 in 2000. Its county seat is Shelbyville.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1827 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1831 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1877 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1830 2,972
1840 6,659
1850 7,807
1860 14,613
1870 25,476
1880 30,270
1890 31,191
1900 32,126
1910 31,693
1920 29,601
1930 25,471
1940 26,290
1950 24,434
1960 23,404
1970 22,589
1980 23,923
1990 22,261

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Shelby County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~ilshelb2/shelby.htm


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