Welcome to Shelbyville Illinois.

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

An Illinois Lake Community.

Home to Lake Shelbyville and Kaskaskia River, our city is a thriving lake community, that values its people, businesses and 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.

Filled With History and Heritage.

As the seat of Shelby County, 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 makes Shelbyville a place people are proud to work and call home.

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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.

By Road.

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

By Rail.

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

By Air.

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

News and goings-on.

Information about events and other exciting things happening in the Shelbyville and lake area.


Touchstone Energy Balloon Fest on Lake Shelbyville October 11-13 2013

Lake Shelbyville Illinois will once again this year be the home to Shelby Electric Cooperative and several other Illinois Touchstone …

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Shelbyville Illinois Scarecrow Daze – The Place To Be Columbus Day Weekend Oct 11-13, 2013

The Shelbyville Scarecrow Daze and Balloon Fest will once again come alive with festive flair and the skies around Lake …

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