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Welcome to Shelby ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Shelby has a population of 3,010 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Shelby.
Shelby is 3,430 feet [1,045 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Shelby is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Shelby lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Shelby lies within the (406) area code.
The ZIP code for Shelby: 59474<4>
Websites for Shelby ...
Official Website: www.shelbymt.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shelby had an population of 3,010 people. This is a decrease of 10.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shelby had a population of 3,376 people (or 63.41% of the total population of Toole County). This makes Shelby the county's most populous community.
The population of Shelby represents 0.34% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,376 people, the population of Shelby increased 4.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,216 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shelby.
Communities Also Named Shelby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Shelby - they are located in Alabama, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky (2), Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shelby.
Communities near Shelby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shelby.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shelby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shelby.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shelby. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Shelby.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shelby. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Shelby.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shelby ...
Looking for more information about Shelby? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Shelby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Shelby.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Shelby: www.shelbymt.com/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022