Place:Shelby, Indiana, United States

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NameShelby
Alt namesShelbysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.517°N 85.767°W
Located inIndiana, United States     (1822 - )
See alsoDelaware, Indiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 44,436. The county seat is Shelbyville.

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History

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Shelby County was organized in 1821. It was named for Gen. Isaac Shelby, who defeated the British at the Battle of Kings Mountain in the Revolutionary War. Shelby then became the first Governor of Kentucky. During the War of 1812, he led the army of Kentucky into Canada, and defeated the British at the decisive Battle of the Thames in 1813.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1822 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Probate 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
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1882 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 6,295
1840 12,005
1850 15,502
1860 19,569
1870 21,892
1880 25,257
1890 25,454
1900 26,491
1910 26,802
1920 25,982
1930 26,552
1940 25,953
1950 28,026
1960 34,093
1970 37,797
1980 39,887
1990 40,307

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~inshelby


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