Shelby County: Open for Business Worldwide

Shelby County, Indiana offers your business a central location where you can reach markets throughout the world. The I-74 Corridor offers 80 miles of opportunity. With connections to interstates in all directions, the FedEx hub at Indianapolis International Airport just an hour’s drive away and three mainline railroads connecting your business to deep water ports on the East Coast, your shipping options are endless.

This tremendous transportation network also provides a conduit for a steady supply of labor from a regional workforce of more than three million. Locally, our Blue River Career Program Center is preparing students and adults with hands-on training in many high-demand areas.

Shelby County has plenty of room for businesses of all sizes in its three Certified Shovel-Ready sites to help new companies get up and running fast. The county is located in America’s “automotive corridor” and with Honda Manufacturing of Indiana a quick 22 miles away via interstate, auto parts manufacturers will find Shelby County ideal. Land is very affordable here and with easy access to I-74, distribution facilities and food processors will enjoy easy access to markets throughout the country.

Just as our businesses thrive, so do our communities. Residents here enjoy the peace and safety of small-town living and easy access to Indianapolis and Cincinnati via I-74 where they can enjoy world-class shopping and dining, museums, sports and endless entertainment options. Shelby County schools are proud of their 97 percent graduation rate and the Advantage Shelby County program click here, which offers two year’s free college tuition to qualifying students. The City of Shelbyville and Shelby County have also established the IMPaCT Shelby County click here, partnership program with Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.

Spend some time here today and let us show you why locating in Shelby County might just be the best business decision you’ll ever make.


Shelby County Development Corporation   Website
Brian Asher  Email