Like many communities around the state, Shelby, North Carolina is connected to its neighbors by easily navigable state roads and highways. Located in the rolling hills of the Piedmont, Shelby is less than one hour west of uptown Charlotte, about one hour and 10 minutes north of Greenville, SC, and about one and half hours east of Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Closer to home:

  • Entertainment: Nationally-known performers and up-and-coming acts at The Don Gibson Theatre
  • Hiking, canoeing, and kayaking at the First Broad River Trail
  • Camping, hiking and canoeing at the Broad River Greenway
  • Golf, swimming, picnic shelters, historic carrousel and miniature train at Shelby City Park
  • Notable lectures, concerts & performances at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs
  • Miniature golf, bumper boats and a par three course at Challenger III
  • Challenging 18-hole courses at Deer Brook, RiverBend and Pine Grove
  • Camping, hiking, and waterfalls at South Mountain State Park

Here are some more links to sights, events, and attractions around our community:

First Broad River Trail

Broad River Greenway

Cleveland County Arts Council

Cleveland County Fair

Cleveland County Library

Greater Shelby Community Theater

Greater Cleveland County Soccer Association

Shelby City Parks and Recreation

Historic Shelby Foundation

Cleveland County Chamber

Tour Cleveland County

Destinaton Cleveland County


Colleges, Schools, & Hospital:

Cleveland Community College

Cleveland County Schools

Cleveland Regional Medical Center

Gardner-Webb University