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World Class Fishing

Enjoy the natural beauty of Shelby County on Toledo Bend Reservoir and Lake Pinkston.

Visit Historic Shelby County!

Historic sites dot the landscape throughout Shelby County.

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

Historic Shelby County Jail ~ Home to Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

John D. Windham Civic Center

26,000 square foot facility hosts events of any size.

RIO Theater

Preserved movie theater with first run movies

Upcoming Events



News & Updates

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GoTexan Texas Forest Country
Texas Forest Trails Region Keep Texas Beautiful

Welcome to Shelby County… Gateway to the Texas Forest Country

On behalf of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, we welcome you to our website!

Shelby County is a myriad of untapped resources. From our historic courthouse, to our historic museum, and to the lakes and landscapes of our beautiful area, we invite you to read further about our community and we extend a special invitation for you to visit us soon.

We've got a friendly, down to earth quality to our community and promise you won't meet a stranger.

Visit our calendar of events page and plan to attend two of the most picturesque festivals in the South, along with a multitude of fishing and recreational activities offered in the area, all throughout the year.

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 Shelby County Junior Chamber of Commerce

The Shelby County Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Young Ambassadors program was established in 1996. The Junior Chamber of Commerce is comprised of all Shelby County school districts with students in the 8th to 12th grades that meet the criteria. The purpose is to assist the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and the Shelby County Ambassadors in various projects and opportunities of hospitality and service. Members represent their schools and the Chamber when assisting in Chamber related events. Members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce also assist in many community events that are sponsor and committee approved.


Junior Chamber Orientation

Gold Sponsor

Vieux Carre' Photography

Silver Sponsors

Annette Tamplin

Bryant Insurance

Agriculture This Morning





From graceful water fowl to
elusive deep woods songbirds,
Shelby County is home to
hundreds of species. This guide
will get you started on your
birding adventure. We have
plenty of comfy hotels and
restaurants to pamper you
while you are here.


The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.