Shelby County, Iowa Basics:

Shelby County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 12,089
Area: 591 square miles
County seat: Harlan
Area code(s) in use: 712
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
Median household income: $47,731
Persons in poverty: 11.3%
Home ownership rate: 78.8%
Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Audubon  Carroll  Cass  Crawford  Harrison  Pottawattamie  

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Map of the Shelby County area

Our detail map of Shelby County shows the Shelby County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Shelby County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Harlan Municipal Airport, Myrtue Memorial Hospital Heliport, Pauley Landing Field, Wheatley Farms Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Nishnabotna River Bridge, Old Stone Arch Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Bedstemor's House, Cen + Ten Museum, Danish Immigrant Museum, Danish Windmill Museum and Welcome Center, Defiance City Hall, Defiance Fire and Rescue, Earling Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Elk Horn Fire Department, Elk Horn Public Library, Elk Horn Town Hall, Harlan City Hall, Harlan Community Library, Harlan Fire Department, Harlan Police Department, Irwin Town Hall, Irwin Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Kirkman Community Hall, Kirkman Fire Department, Leland Log Cabin, McIntosh Log Cabin, Medivac Ambulance Rescue Corporation, Panama - Washington Township Fire and Rescue, Portsmouth Cass Township Fire Department, Shelby City Hall, Shelby County Courthouse, Shelby County Historical Museum, Shelby County Sheriffs Department, Shelby Fire and Rescue, Vet's Memorial Auditorium, Westphalia Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Altamont Cemetery, Astor Cemetery, Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Bowmans Grove, Carlsen-Larsen Cemetery, Cass Township Cemetery, Clay Township Cemetery, Danway Cemetery, Doyle Cemetery, Elk Horn Cemetery, Fairview Township Cemetery, Folck Cemetery, Gallands Grove Cemetery, Grove Township Cemetery, Harlan Cemetery, Jacobson Cemetery, Latter Day Saints Cemetery, Lee Cemetery, Lincoln Township Cemetery, Merrills Grove Cemetery, Monroe Cemetery, Oak Hill Cemetery, Olson Cemetery, Poplar Cemetery, Rabbit Hallow Cemetery, Red Line Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Saint Boniface Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Pauls Cemetery, Shelby Township Cemetery, Slates Cemetery, Union Township Cemetery, Washington Township Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Corley Census Designated Place, Jacksonville Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Abundant Life Fellowship, Altamont Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bethelhem Church, Christs Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Congregational United Church of Christ, Elk Horn Lutheran Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Grace Baptist Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, Kirkman United Methodist Church, Monroe Church, New Testament Baptist Church, Peace Lutheran Church, Redline Church of Christ, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Saint Boniface Catholic Church, Saint Joseph Church, Saint Marys Catholic Church, Saint Marys Catholic Church, Saint Michaels Catholic Church, Saint Pauls Episcopal Church, Saint Pauls Lutheran Church, Saint Peters Catholic Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Shelby United Methodist Church, Tennant Methodist Church, United Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church

  Dams     show all on map

Prairie Rose Lake Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

ANP Foot and Ankle Clinic, Elm Crest Retirement Community, Foot Clinic, GE Larson Medical Center, Harlan Crest Home, Harlan Vision Clinic, Little Flower Haven Nursing Home, Markham Family Dental Associates Center, Midwest Eye Care Center, Myrtue Memorial Hospital, Shelby County Medical Clinic, Shelby Medical Clinic

  Lakes     show all on map

Little George Lake, Prairie Rose Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Botany, Botna (historical), Camp Manteno, Corley (historical), Defiance, Earling, Earling Grain and Feed Elevator, Elk Horn Elevator, Farmers Elevator of Irwin, G and R Feed and Grain Company Elevator, Harlan (historical), Harlan Elevator, Harlan Golf and Country Club, Harlan Wastewater Treatment Plant, Irwin (historical), Kirkman (historical), Mallory (historical), Nielsen RV Park, Panama, Poma, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Elevator, Reing River Access, Roach, Rosman-Glendale Farm Golf Course, Sampson (historical), Shelby (historical), Shelby County Fairgrounds, Shelby County Farm, Shelby County Speedway, Shelby Elevator, Tennant (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Beebe Park, Dinesen Prairie State Preserve Wildlife Area, Elk Horn City Park, Elk Horn Creek Recreation Area, JayCee Park, JJ Jensen Baseball and Softball Fields, Leinen Park, Little George Park, Lyons (historical), Manteno County Park, Merrill Field, Nishna Bend Recreation Area, North Park, Oak Ridge Wildlife Area, Oaks Habitat Area, Petersen Nature Preserve, Pioneer Park, Potters Park, Prairie Habitat Area, Prairie Rose State Park, Rosenow Timber Recreation Area, Rosman Glendale Farms Recreation Area, Schimerowski Recreation Area, Stamp Aquatic Center, Vern and Wilmer Petersen Wildlife Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Botna, Corley, Defiance, Earling, Elk Horn, Fiscus, Harlan, Harlan Trailer Court, Irwin, Jacksonville, Kirkman, Manteno, Panama, Poplar, Portsmouth, Red Line, Rorbeck, Shelby, Tennant, Westphalia, Westridge Mobile Home Park

  Post Offices     show all on map

Altamont Post Office (historical), Botany Post Office (historical), Botna Post Office (historical), Coon Post Office (historical), Corley Post Office (historical), Defiance Post Office, Earling Post Office, Elk Horn Post Office, Harlan Post Office, Irwin Post Office, Jacksonville Post Office (historical), Kirkman Post Office, Mallory Post Office (historical), Panama Post Office, Pomo Post Office (historical), Portsmouth Post Office, Prairie Rose Post Office (historical), Redline Post Office (historical), Roach Post Office (historical), Rock Run Post Office (historical), Rorbeck Post Office (historical), Sampson Post Office (historical), Shelby Post Office, Shelby Post Office (historical), Shelbyville Post Office (historical), Somida Post Office (historical), Tennant Post Office (historical), Westphalia Post Office

  Schools     show all on map

Exira - Elk Horn - Kimballton Elementary School, Exira - Elk Horn - Kimballton High School, Harlan Community Elementary School - Intermediate, Harlan Community Elementary School - Primary, Harlan Community High School, Harlan Community Middle School, IKM - Irwin Elementary School, Iowa Western Community College - Shelby County Center, Laurel School, New Park School, Saint Joseph School, Saint Marys Catholic School, Shelby County Catholic School

  Streams     show all on map

Bonnie Creek, Dutch Branch, Elm Creek, Kidds Creek, Little Silver Creek, Long Branch, Moser Creek, Squaw Creek, West Fork West Nishnabotna River, Wolf Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KNOD-FM (Harlan)

  Trails     show all on map

Rock Island Old Stone Arch Trail, Upper Nish Habitat Trail,

Shelby County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteShelby County White population 11,87111,871  
MixedShelby County Mixed population 8584
AsianShelby County Asian population 4848
American IndianShelby County American Indian population 3636
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderShelby County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county