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What You’ll Love About Shelbyville 

Small Town Atmosphere

Peace, quiet, and summer days filled with fun are three things you can expect when you live in Shelbyville.

A Diverse Community

With a population of just over 15,000, Shelbyville is home to a wide variety of different friends and neighbors.

Temperate Weather

Comfortable winters and warm summers are two trademarks of Kentucky, and Shelbyville does not disappoint.

Shelbyville Homes for Sale

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Come Explore Life in Shelbyville

Home to quiet evenings, fun-filled days, and an array of beautiful homes for sale, there's something to be said about life in Shelbyville. Though small, this close-knit community is bursting with eclectic shops and exciting opportunities for fun and adventure. Just 30-miles outside of Louisville, Shelbyville offers residents a quick commute to the big city with all the charm and ease of life in a small town.

A unique mi of agriculture, business, and industry, Shelbyville is a dynamic community with a lot to offer. Use this page as your go-to guide for buying and selling real estate in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Spotlights of Shelbyville

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Parks & Rec

Shelbyville, and the greater Shelby County area, are home to a number of beautiful and expertly maintained parks and outdoor areas. Hike along nature trails, enjoy a game of soccer or basketball at an outdoor sports facility, or simply pack a picnic to enjoy under the shade of a mature oak tree.

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Shopping & Dining

While this community may be small, it's actually home to a dazzling array of unique and eclectic shops. Head over to Reclaimed on Main for a wonderful antique shop, Stacey's Simple Stuff for gifts and more, or The Outlett Shoppes of the Bluegrass for a fun day of upscale shopping and more.



Unemployment in Shelbyville, and the greater Shelby County area, is relatively low at about 3.4%. There are a number of major employers spread throughout this area, including Martinrea, Omega Plastics, Amcor Flexibles, and the Creative Packing Company.



Shelby County is well-known for its fantastic array of public schools. Maintaining 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, and two additional learning facilities, the Shelby County Public School District has district-wide accreditation and offers a number of specialized programs and curriculums.

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Other Attractions

Find your fun in Shelbyville! Although it's 30-miles away from Downtown Louisville, this tight-knit community is full of fun things to do. Some of our favorite attractions are Gallrein Farms, a beautiful farm that sells flowers and hosts annual events, and the Mulberry Orchard, a wonderful place to visit and pick delicious apples.

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Community Events

Prepare to be blown away by the wide array of different events and activities hosted by Shelby County! From workshops to holiday celebrations and cultural festivals, there's never a shortage of fun in Shelbyville.

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Shelbyville at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding town of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Shelbyville area experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-64, US-60
Airport: Louisville International Airport
Public Transit: TARC

Quick Facts

Population: 15,872
Median Home Value: $154,100
Size: 7.6 square miles
County: Shelby

Shelbyville Real Estate

Searching for a home for sale in Shelbyville or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in the area? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our buyer’s resources below!

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