Founded in 1866 and named for its central location in Shelby County;
town's economy is based on sawmills., plywood mills, timber, poultry,
cattle, and processing of farm products. Home of Shelby Junior
- SABINE NATIONAL FOREST - Nearest entrance is 11 miles
SE on Texas 87.
- SCENIC DRIVES - Many Forest Service Road in Sabine
National Forest offer exceptional scenery. One excellent route
is to Shelbyville via Texas 87, F.M. 417 and F.M. 2694. Boles
Field Recreational Area.
- SHELBY COUNTY COURTHOUSE - Erected more than 100 years
ago, the picturesque 19th century courthouse, with turrets and
towers, is modeled after an Irish Castle.
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