Shelby County

Shelby County is a county located in the central part of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 195,085. The county seat is Columbiana.

Shelby County was created by the Alabama legislature on February 7, 1818, from land ceded by the Creek Indian Nation by the Treaty of Fort Jackson. The county was named in honor of Isaac Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky and a hero of the Revolutionary War.

The county is home to several notable landmarks, including the Shelby County Courthouse, the Shelby Iron Works Park, and the American Village. The county is also home to many historical sites and structures, such as the old Shelby County Jail and the old Shelby County Courthouse.

Shelby County is primarily agricultural, with crops such as cotton, corn, and soybeans being the main products. The county also has a strong forestry industry, with pine and hardwood trees being the primary species harvested.

The county is governed by a seven-member commission, with members elected from single-member districts. The commission serves as the legislative and executive branch of the county government. The commission is responsible for setting policies and adopting laws, as well as managing the county's finances and overseeing the administration of county government.

Shelby County is served by the Shelby County School District, which includes one high school, one middle school, and five elementary schools. The county is also home to several private schools and a community college.

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