Welcome to the City of Shelby Official Website



On behalf of the nearly 9,400 residents of Shelby, Ohio, I welcome you to our city. Shelby's tremendous infrastructure, workforce training programs and low cost of business regulations makes us home to many growing and profitable business enterprises. Come find out what these companies already have; that Shelby, Ohio is a partner in private business development.

My administration is focused on creating an environment ripe for business growth. We have kept financial burdens and regulations low while fostering a climate of positive business relations and community development.

Our road and rail access provides infrastructure to support over 4 million square feet of warehousing and distribution building space. The industrial manufacturing sector employs over 1,000 people within our city. Medical and educational employers in town provide professional career opportunities to our residents.

Of course, we are not all work and no play. My family enjoys Seltzer Park, a true jewel of our public park system complete with an Aquatic Center and massive Playscape. Shelby's reservoirs provide walking and running trails that are an early morning staple for many residents. Our Saturday Farmer's Market provides area growers the opportunity to supply fresh foods and crafts to shoppers.

I invite you to call me at any time at 419-347-5131 to discuss how your business or family will find a true home here in Shelby, Ohio.

Marilyn S. John

City of Shelby, Ohio

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