Home of Curtis Tomasevicz 2010 U.S. Olympic Bobsledder
Shelby, Nebraska is located in the east-central part of Nebraska in Polk County. We have 714 residents, businesses, programs, community organizations, and a new housing development subdivision. The basic economic activities of Shelby include farming, cattle feeding, hog production and retailing.
Shelby is served by U.S. Highway 81 (soon to be a 4-lane Expressway) and Nebraska Highway 92. Shelby is 20 miles southwest of Columbus, Neb.; 27 miles north of Interstate 80; 69 miles northwest of Lincoln, Neb.; and 83 miles west of Omaha, Neb.