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A view of downtown Shelby, Ohio on East Main Street looking east at the intersection of Gamble Street.

Shelby is a city in Richland County, Northwest Ohio in the state of Ohio, USA.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, (CLE IATA), Tel: +1 216 265-6030, [1]. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is Cleveland's main airport, located on the west side of the city. The airport is served by most of the major domestic airlines, and it is a hub for United Airlines as well.
  • Port Columbus International Airport, (CMH IATA), 4600 International Gateway, Columbus, Tel: +1 614 239-4083, [2]. Port Columbus International Airport is served by all the major airlines, with direct flights to most major American cities.

By car[edit]

  • Ohio State Route 39 goes through the city of Shelby and its downtown business district. It provides connection to Mansfield to the southeast and Tiro to the northwest. Ohio 39 is the most heavly traveled route and is the main route to the cities of Mansfield and Ontario from Shelby. It is also the main route to The Ohio State University Mansfield Campus/North Central State College.
  • Ohio State Route 61 goes through the city of Shelby and its downtown business district. It provides connection to Crestline to the southwest and Plymouth to the north.
  • Ohio State Route 96 goes through the city of Shelby and its downtown business district. It provides connection to Ashland to the east and Bucyrus to the west.

Get around[edit]




  • [dead link]Around the World Treasures, 45 Broadway Street (Third house past Napa Auto Parts), +1 419 347-2937. A Fair Trade store offering unique, high-quality handmade gifts and accessories from all over the world. Inventory includes handbags, purses, toys, cookbooks, interior decorations, personal accessories.
  • Glen's Surplus, Mohican St (Corner of Mohican St and Smiley). All of your army surplus needs.


Grocery stores[edit]

  • Great Scot's was closed because of extensive damage due to the flood in 2007. Scheduled to reopen, under a new operating title, in late 2009.
  • Gwirtz Market, 5001 State Route 39 W., +1 419 342-6228. The Supermarket is located on the southeast corner of State Route 39/State Route 96 and Funk Road near Shelby Airport in Sharon Township just west (outside the city limits) of Shelby.



There are plenty of choices for alcohol. Most grocery stores carry it, as well as the gas stations, drive-throughs and convenience stores.

Weber's bar is a popular place in town. They recently started taking credit cards. It is the best place to go to grab a drink in a cozy atmosphere.







Marvin Memorial Library


Go next[edit]

Routes through Shelby
Ends at OH-103.svg  NW OH-39.svg SE  MansfieldDover

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