Shelby, Ohio

Shelby: City in Ohio, United States


Shelby is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,317 and a population density of 554 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,066 inhabitants.

The city was created 190 years ago in 1833.

Shelby locator map
Location of Shelby on Ohio map.

Quick Facts about Shelby

Population : 9,066 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Richland County
Different from : Shelby County
Postal code : 44875
Phone Area Codes : 419
Area : 16.81 km2
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1834 (190 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:14:01 (21st February 2024)
Density : 539 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.77% (2010-2020)
Downtown Shelby Ohio image
Downtown Shelby Ohio
Downtown Shelby Ohio image


Shelby is located at 40°52'53"N 82°39'43"W (40.8814500, -82.6618400).

Shelby map


According to census records, the population of Shelby decreased by 2.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,317 - census
2011 9,225 -1% estimation process
2012 9,189 -0.39% estimation process
2013 9,153 -0.39% estimation process
2014 9,117 -0.39% estimation process
2015 9,083 -0.37% estimation process
2016 9,044 -0.43% estimation process
2017 9,015 -0.32% estimation process
2018 9,027 0.13% estimation process
2019 9,031 0.04% estimation process
2020 9,066 0.39% estimation process

Shelby zip code is 44875. County name: Richland, County fips: 39139

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People born in Shelby (7)

People born in Shelby, including biochemist Harold Edwin Umbarger, basketball player Larry Siegfried, Ohio Jurist Augustus N. Summers, .


  • Larry Baker (American football player (1937-2000)) he was born in 09/03/1937
  • Roger Brucker (leading American cave explorer and author of books about caves) he was born in 27/07/1929
  • Whiting Williams (Muckraker) he was born in 11/03/1878
  • Elmira Y. Howard (American physician) she was born in 03/05/1841

Schools in Shelby

College & universities near Shelby, OH

Code Name City ZIP
407522 Pioneer Career and Technology Center Shelby (OH) 44875

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Shelby, OH

Code Name Address Type
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL
ELY Elyria 410 East River Road RAIL
CLE Cleveland Lakefront station 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway RAIL
COL Columbus, OH 111 East Town Street BUS
TOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza 415 Emerald Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Shelby

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shelby Post Office Shelby (OH) 44875

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 , Wisconsin town in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 4,925 people.
  • Shelby , Montana city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States with a population of 2,995 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 Richland County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Richland County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Mansfield 46,125 The most populous city in Richland County, Ohio.
Ontario 6,102 City in Ohio, USA
Lexington 5,328 Village in Richland County, Ohio, United States
Bellville 1,935 Town in Ohio
Bethlehem 1,110 Human settlement in Ohio, United States
Butler 897 Village in Ohio, United States
Lucas 585 Village in Richland County, Ohio

Distance to Other Cities

Shelby distances to largest Ohio cities