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World Class Fishing

Enjoy the natural beauty of Shelby County on Toledo Bend Reservoir and Lake Pinkston.

Visit Historic Shelby County!

Historic sites dot the landscape throughout Shelby County.

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

Historic Shelby County Jail ~ Home to Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

John D. Windham Civic Center

26,000 square foot facility hosts events of any size.

RIO Theater

Preserved movie theater with first run movies

Welcome to Shelby County… Gateway to the Texas Forest Country

On behalf of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, we welcome you to our website!

Shelby County is a myriad of untapped resources. From our historic courthouse, to our historic museum, and to the lakes and landscapes of our beautiful area, we invite you to read further about our community and we extend a special invitation for you to visit us soon.

We've got a friendly, down to earth quality to our community and promise you won't meet a stranger.

Visit our calendar of events page and plan to attend two of the most picturesque festivals in the South, along with a multitude of fishing and recreational activities offered in the area, all throughout the year.

Shelby County Day In Austin

Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5
During the 84th Session of the Texas State Legislature

Be a part of the delegation which will observe state government first hand and receive briefings from State Senator Robert Nichols and State Representative Chris Paddie along with updates related to Shelby County regarding agriculture, oil and gas and education.

Upon the Wednesday arrival in Austin as a delegate you will enjoy a casual group dinner at Moonshine Grill at 7:00 p.m. Thursday morning following breakfast on your own we will depart at 8:00 a.m. for the state capitol to visit legislative offices and be recognized in the House of Representatives and the State Senate. There is an optional capitol tour at 8:30 a.m.

Thursday afternoon will include lunch, informational presentations and the legislative update at the Capitol. The day will conclude by 3:00 p.m. so that we can travel home.

Please return your registration form by Tuesday, February 10 at 12 noon in addition to making your hotel reservation. The cost of registration, which includes a group dinner on Wednesday night and Thursday luncheon is $125.

A block of rooms are set aside at the Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown for the delegation until February 10 located at 500 N. I-35 and 5th Street.   Each attendee is responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. To reserve a room please call Latoya Edwards at 512.457.7961 or email and ask for the Shelby County Chamber room block. For general hotel information visit


March 21, 2015

Details Here!


From graceful water fowl to
elusive deep woods songbirds,
Shelby County is home to
hundreds of species. This guide
will get you started on your
birding adventure. We have
plenty of comfy hotels and
restaurants to pamper you
while you are here.


The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.