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The population of Shelby is approximately 9,821 (2000), 9317 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,012 (1990), 3911 (2010).

The amount of land area in Shelby is 12.24 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.138 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shelby to Washington DC is 338 miles. The distance to the Ohio state capital is 64 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shelby is positioned 40.88 degrees north of the equator and 82.66 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Shelby location: about 12 miles northwest of Mansfield in the middle of a triangle formed by Columbus, Toledo and Cleveland. It is 96 miles from Toledo, 89.7 miles from Cleveland and 79.2 miles from Columbus.

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Shelby history:

Here is a history page for Shelby.

The area was first known as Gamble's Mill after James Gamble who built a gristmill here in 1823. In 1824, a sawmill was built by Eli Wilson. In 1836, the name of the community was officially changed to Shelby to honor General Isaac Shelby who served in the Revolutionary War and later became the first governor of Kentucky.
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Shelby attractions:

Seltzer Pool
70 W. Parkwood Dr.
Public Swimming Pool

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