Shelby County

Located in central Alabama, Shelby County is the fastest-growing county in the state. Encompassing approximately 800 square miles, it offers a wide array of things to see and do, as well as a quality of life that attracts both young families and retirees alike. For those who love the outdoors, the 10,000-acre Oak Mountain State Park offers ideal venues for biking, canoeing, hiking or picnicking. Other activities include everything from golfing to shopping to dining out. School athletics spirit is alive and well throughout the county, and opportunities for cultural enrichment abound in everything from community theatre groups to arts festivals to the extensive array of concerts and lectures that take place throughout the year at the University of Montevallo. With all it offers, Shelby County has something for everyone to enjoy!

A host of information that gives a glimpse into living in Shelby County is located at From attractions to upcoming events, as well as general information about the county, there is plenty to explore here!

Visit the Shelby County Tourism website

This interactive map will help individuals locate points of interest throughout Shelby County, including everything from golf courses to libraries to lodging and conference facilities.

Interactive Map