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Shelby County

Shelby County, named after the first Governor of Kentucky, Isaac Shelby, is known as the Saddlebred Capital of the World. If you love everything horses, this location is for you. It is about 30 minutes from downtown Louisville and allows you to live on significant acreage while remaining a short distance to the city. Two beautiful neighborhoods, Equestrian Lakes and Majestic Oaks are all you need to understand what Shelby County is all about. The beautiful county is made up fields, hills, horses, and rich history. It is home to local eateries Claudia Sanders Dinner House, and Bell House Restaurant. Two wineries, Smith-Berry and Talon Winery along with a distillery, Jeptha Creed are located in Shelby County. Cardinal Club Golf Course, home to the Louisville golf team is available for those who want to golf in the Shelby County area, or if you’re into water adventures, Guist Creek Lake and Marina offers 325 acres of the highest-quality fishing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass has you covered for all your shopping needs! The schools nearby include Simpsonville Elementary, East Middle, and Shelby County High School. View the area and listings available in the Shelby County area using our Map Search!