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Shelby County, Kentucky

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  • Elizabeth Salmon (1800 - 1882)
    Family Folklore - not true- Elizabeth "Betsy" (Field) and John "Jack: Waterloo Salmon did not own and operate the "Eight Mile House" "The Eight Mile House" Search For History Biography Elizabeth Bet...
  • Richard Marot Booker, Sr. (1751 - 1805)
    Richard was a plantation owner. He was a student at College of William & Mary College in Williamsburg, VA. Richard was a Captain and served with the Virginia Artillary in the Colonial Army during the ...
  • David Frank Campbell (1905 - 1976)
  • Thomas S. Campbell (1900 - 1969)
    Father: Walter Campbell Mother: Ann Parlee Newton Wife: Cordelia Clayville
  • Hobart Campbell (1894 - 1978)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, Kentucky.

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The county was founded in 1792 and named for Isaac Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky.

Adjacent Counties


  • Bagdad
  • Chestnut Grove
  • Christianburg
  • Clark
  • Clay Village
  • Cropper
  • Finchville
  • Harrisonville
  • Hemp Ridge
  • Mt. Eden
  • Mulberry
  • Olive Branch
  • Peytona
  • Pleasureville
  • Shelbyville (County Seat)
  • Simpsonville
  • Southville
  • Todds Point
  • Waddy



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Shelby County History

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places