Shelby County , Tennessee

Shelby County: County in Tennessee, United States

Shelby County locator map
Location of Shelby County on Tennessee map.

About

Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 927,644 and a population density of 457 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 936,017 inhabitants. Its county seat is Memphis. The county was created 201 years ago in 1819.

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Geography

Shelby County is located at 35°11'2"N 89°53'44"W (35.1840000, -89.8956000). It has 6 neighbors: Crittenden County, Mississippi County, DeSoto County, Marshall County, Fayette County and Tipton County.

Shelby County map

The largest city of Shelby County is Memphis with a population of 649,705. Other cities include, New South Memphis population 641,608, Bartlett population 59,327, Germantown population 39,240 and Lakeland population 12,657. See all Shelby County cities & populated places.

Shelby County Quick Facts

Population : 936,017 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
Different from : Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County
Area : 2030 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.8%
Land as percent of area : 97.2%
Named for : Isaac Shelby
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Capital : Memphis
Establishment : November 11, 1819
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:06:47 (27th October 2021)
Density : 461 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.89% (2010-2020)

Shelby County has 6 neighbours.

  • Memphis

Demographics

The population of Shelby County increased by 0.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 927,644 - census
2011 933,186 0.59% estimation process
2012 939,168 0.64% estimation process
2013 938,363 -0.09% estimation process
2014 937,500 -0.09% estimation process
2015 937,067 -0.05% estimation process
2016 936,021 -0.11% estimation process
2017 935,251 -0.08% estimation process
2018 936,365 0.12% estimation process
2019 937,166 0.09% estimation process
2020 936,017 -0.12% estimation process

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People born in Shelby County (6)

People born in Shelby County, including Confederate Army general Dudley M. Du Bose, singer O. V. Wright, bishop Charles Harrison Mason, you can see a list of people who born in Shelby County.

  • Henry Perry (American restaurateur) he was born in 01/01/1875
  • John Sneed (American baseball player) he was born in 01/01/1861
  • Memphis Willie B. (American Memphis blues guitarist, singer and songwriter) he was born in 04/11/1911

Other places with the same name (9)

Shelby County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Shelby County.

City Name Population Title
Memphis 649,705 County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
New South Memphis 641,608 City in United States of America
Bartlett 59,327 City in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Collierville 51,441 Town in Tennessee
Germantown 39,240 City in Shelby County, Tennessee
Lakeland 12,657 City in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
Arlington 11,625 Town in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States of America
Millington 10,635 City in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States of America

Tennessee Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Davidson County 694,176 County in Tennessee, United States
Nashville 684,410 Consolidated city-county in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, and the state capital of Tennessee
Memphis 649,705 County seat of Shelby County, Tennessee, United States
New South Memphis 641,608 City in United States of America
Knox County 475,609 County in Maine, United States
Hamilton County 371,662 County in Tennessee, United States
Rutherford County 339,261 County in North Carolina, United States
Williamson County 245,348 County in Tennessee, United States
Montgomery County 214,251 County in Tennessee, United States
Sumner County 195,561 County in Tennessee, United States
Knoxville 190,223 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Chattanooga 184,742 City in and county seat of Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Clarksville 161,247 City in Tennessee
Sullivan County 158,755 County in New York, United States
East Chattanooga 154,024 City in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States of America
Murfreesboro 150,757 City in Tennessee, United States of America