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As one of Alabama’s fastest growing counties, Shelby County, Alabama is a brilliant patchwork of history, culture, business, attractions, arts, and community – making it one of the nation’s most dynamic counties. With this combination of recreational activities and proximity to the South’s major metropolitan areas, Shelby County is one of the brightest spots on the map! Speaking of maps — we have a printed map available at the Chamber office and we have an online digital map and Community Profile of Shelby County, Alabama for your convenience.

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, just south of Birmingham, Shelby County combines a temperate climate with dramatic landscape to make it one of the best recreational sites in Alabama. Residents and tourists alike enjoy unique attractions such as Oak Mountain State Park, Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, American Village Citizenship Trust and the Cahaba River.  As a result Shelby County has become a leading tourist destination in the State of Alabama.

Visitors have discovered what natives have always known: There is so much to do and discover here, and it keeps you coming back. Shelby County boasts a vibrant city life with a flair of hometown hospitality. It is a place where the past, present and future happen every day.

Official Tourism Websites

Shelby County Tourism

Alabama Tourism