Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) System Illinois State Archives

Shelby County

Shelby County Courthouse Contact Information
Shelby County Courthouse
301 E. Main St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565
217-774-4421 – County Clerk
217-774-4212 – Circuit Clerk
217-774-4421 – Recorder

IRAD Depository
Booth Library
600 Lincoln Ave.
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920


Origin of the name of the county

Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in

County Seats

History of county governing board

Documented Record Losses

Township Government

Township Names

Township Map

Shelby County Township Map

Pertinent Databases