What is happening in Shelby County Tennessee

Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, the population was 927,644.[2] It is the state’s largest county both in terms of population and geographic area. Its county seat is Memphis,[3] the most populous city in Tennessee. The county was named for Governor Isaac Shelby (1750–1826) of Kentucky.

Shelby County is part of the Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered on the west by the Mississippi River. Within the Mississippi Delta, the county developed as a center of cotton plantations in the antebellum era, and cotton continued as an important commodity crop well into the 20th century. The economy has become more diversified.