Shelby, Montana

Shelby: City in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States


Shelby is a city located in the county of Toole in the U.S. state of Montana. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,376 and a population density of 219 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,995 inhabitants.

Shelby locator map
Location of Shelby on Montana map.

Quick Facts about Shelby

Population : 2,995 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Montana (United States)
County : Toole County
Postal code : 59474
Phone Area Codes : 406
Area : 15.43 km2
Altitude : 3,297 feet / 1005 meters
Capital city : Shelby is capital of Toole County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 07:18:25 (13th July 2024)
Density : 194 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.72% (2010-2020)
Shelby Montana Downtown image
Shelby Montana Downtown
Shelby Montana Downtown image


Shelby is located at 48°30'19"N 111°51'25"W (48.5052600, -111.8569700).

Shelby map


According to census records, the population of Shelby decreased by 12.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,376 - census
2011 3,285 -2.77% estimation process
2012 3,337 1.56% estimation process
2013 3,290 -1.43% estimation process
2014 3,288 -0.06% estimation process
2015 3,275 -0.4% estimation process
2016 3,204 -2.22% estimation process
2017 3,118 -2.76% estimation process
2018 3,081 -1.2% estimation process
2019 3,023 -1.92% estimation process
2020 2,995 -0.93% estimation process

Shelby zip code is 59474. County name: Toole, County fips: 30101

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People born in Shelby (4)

People born in Shelby, including paleontologist Jack Horner, writer James Grady, musician Thomas Raymond Kelly, .


Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Shelby, MT

Code Name Address Type
SBY Shelby 230 W Central Avenue RAIL
CUT Cut Bank 101 BNSF Industrial Site RAIL
BRO Browning Heart Butte Rd and Depot Rd. RAIL
GPK East Glacier Park 400 Highway 49 North RAIL

Post offices near Shelby

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shelby Post Office Shelby (MT) 59474
Ethridg Post Office Ethridge (MT) 59435
Kevin Post Office Kevin (MT) 59454
Valier Post Office Valier (MT) 59486
Galata Post Office Galata (MT) 59444

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Shelby , North Carolina city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 20,145 people.
  • Shelby , Ohio city in Ohio, United States with a population of 9,066 people.
  • Shelby , Wisconsin town in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 4,925 people.
  • Shelby , Indiana census-designated place in Indiana, United States with a population of 2,737 people.
  • Shelby , Michigan city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 2,043 people.
  • Shelby , Mississippi city in Mississippi, United States with a population of 1,910 people.
  • Shelby , Nebraska village in Polk County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 694 people.
  • Shelby , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 607 people.
  • Shelby , South Dakota township in Brown County, South Dakota with a population of 97 people.

Other cities in Toole County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Toole County , MT.

City Name Population Title
Sunburst 328 Town of the United States
Kevin 136 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Shelby distances to largest Montana cities