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Shelby is a town in north-central Montana. Around 3,100 people live there.


Shelby is an important Montana town for commerce. The Canadian border crossing at Sweet Grass is only 30 mi (48 km) north on Interstate 15. The crossing has the highest traffic volume in the state. Interstate 15 spans the entire state from north to south while US Highway 2 spans the entire state east and west. Plus the town has major commercial rail service.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Long-distance drivers in northern Montana are all but guaranteed to pass through Shelby: situated at the intersection of Interstate 15 and US-2, it's hard to miss.

By bus[edit]

By train[edit]

See also: Rail travel in the United States

Get around[edit]

Map of Shelby (Montana)

There is a historic Main Street Business District that is easily walked. Many places will require a car.



  • Aronow Park has tennis and volleyball courts, and horseshoe pits. There is ice skating in winter months.
  • Marias Valley Golf and Country Club





  • Lake Sheloole Park & Campgrounds


Go next[edit]

  • Lake Elwell (50 miles to the east) has fishing, boating, and camping.
  • Little Jerusalem (30 miles north to Sunburst, then 10 miles west) offers a dramatic landscape with hiking allowed. Numerous hoodoos, picture a stone totem pole, cover the area, ranging from 5 to 100 feet in height.
  • Rudyard Depot Museum (60 miles east) is part of the Montana Dinosaur Trail. Rudyard also has the Hi-Line Vintage Motors Museum.
Routes through Shelby
SpokaneCut Bank  W  E  HavreMinot
Lethbridge ← becomes Sweet Grass  N  S  Great FallsHelena
KalispellCut Bank  W  E  HavreWilliston

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