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Shelby County, Tennessee

Photo: Davies Manor, ca. 1807, 9336 Davies Plantation Road, Memphis, TN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Photographed by User:Thomas R. Machnotzki (own work), 2006, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed February, 2016.

Shelby County Photo


Shelby County Neighborhoods

Shelby County administrative offices are located at 160 North Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103; phone: 901-545-5000.

Shelby County was created May 1, 1820. It originally included what are now Fayette and Tipton Counties. It was named for Isaac Shelby [1750-1826] who served as Kentucky's first (and fifth) governor.