Why Shelby County
Shelby County, the geographic center of Alabama, benefits from its central location in the Southeast- the United States’ prime region for economic growth.
The county remains one of Alabama’s fastest growing and has been ranked by Kids Count as the best place to raise children in the state.
Shelby County has a diverse economic base with companies representing many different sectors including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and corporate headquarters. The Highway 280 corridor, a rapidly growing commercial area, features an extensive inventory of Class A office space. Shelby County's Interstate 65 corridor is a magnet for manufacturing and distribution.
Our school systems are ranked among the best in the state. Shelby County also offers a variety of quality private schools and is home to two higher educational institutions: Jefferson State Community College-Shelby Campus and the University of Montevallo.
If you are searching for unique residential communities, convenient shopping, natural beauty, quality education and attractive business locations, Shelby County has what you are looking for.
Shelby County Features
- Central location with access to major interstate highways
- Low cost of doing business
- Large and well-educated workforce
- Excellent public school systems
- Strong existing business community
- Proximity to Birmingham