Shelby County, Indiana
Genealogy and History Room
58 W Hendricks St
Shelbyville, IN 46176
Directions to the new building.
Judy Cheatham, Director
Charlene Hoff, Library Assistant
Barb Huff, Library Assistant
Paula Karmire, Library Assistant
Hours: 9am - 8pm, Monday - Thursday
9am - 5pm, Friday - Saturday
The Shelby County Genealogy & History Room is located
south of the Shelbyville-Shelby County Public Library.
There is a parking lot east of the building.
Shelbyville-Shelby Co Public Library
58 West Hendricks Street
Learn how to research your family using library resources
Call 317-398-8144 for reservations.
Genealogist: Barb Huff
Free parking east of the Genealogy room.
Copies of marriage applications from 1975 through 1976 are now available. An index of these applications is online.
The library has a section of published family histories available for inhouse use.
A partial list of the current reference holdings (for inhouse reference use only) is available.
The library maintains family files on many Shelby County surnames. These files contain any combination of materials such as family trees, pictures, family group sheets, biographies published in different counties and states, compilations of marriage records, obituaries and newspaper clippings. Family files are also available at the Decatur County Library.
If you would like your family information represented, lease send copies of any information you wish to share, to Corasue at the above address. Either snail mail or email are welcome. Make certain you print your name and address clearly (on each page if possible) so that future researchers can contact you.
If you have a specific question about Shelby County genealogy or history, Judy Cheatham, will be happy to help, as time allows. Please be sure to check our Look-up section first.