Welcome to Shelby County!

Downtown-aqua-skyNestled in the heartland of the Bluegrass, Shelby County is known as the “Saddlebred Capital of the World.” Fields abound with hundreds of beautiful horses and agricultural endeavors. But don’t be fooled – strategically and geographically located on I-64 between Lexington and Louisville, Shelby County is the perfect place to establish your residence or business.

Low utility rates and a business friendly environment epitomize a strong and environmentally friendly industrial climate. Corporate giants like the Eaton Corporation, EON Energy and Humana Insurance have selected Shelby County as the place to locate their data centers.

Historic downtown Shelbyville offers an array of amenities from fine dining to a relaxing evening street concert in Fountain Park.  Simpsonville is home to The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, offering over 90 name brand stores.

Of course if you are the adventurous type and want to tackle one of the premier golf courses of Kentucky, Persimmon Ridge and the Cardinal Club would challenge even the most avid golfers. Guist Creek Lake and Marina offers 325 acres of the highest-quality fishing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Whatever your interest in Shelby County, take a day to visit our community. The friendliness that you will experience will convince you that this is the right place to locate.