Welcome to Shelbyville Illinois.

Home to Lake Shelbyville, the historic seat of Shelby County, and a Kaskaskia River community.

Welcome to our online community where you can discover the many great things about Shelbyville.

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An Illinois Lake Community.

A thriving tourism city, that values its people, businesses, and year-around visitors.

A Wonderful Place to Visit.

Natural scenic beauty, a full-range of year round events and family-friendly atmospheres are what make Shelbyville so very special.

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Lots of History and Heritage.

We feature a beautiful historic downtown, with countless area memories and famous landmarks from years gone by.

A Place We’re Proud to Call Home.

Full of small-town charm, with a strong local economy, and top-ranked schools, Shelbyville is a place people are proud to work and live.

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Make Your Way to Shelbyville.

Located in central Illinois, we’re just a few hours south of Chicago, west of Indianapolis, and northeast of St. Louis.

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BY ROAD.

Gas up and take a quick road trip. We’re quietly situated near interstates I-57, I-72, I-55 and local highways.

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BY RAIL.

Ditch the car and take the scenic route. Sneak away or visit family and friends using alternative transportation.

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BY AIR.

Perfect for pilots and passengers, we’re surrounded by uncrowded, easy to access airports, big and small.