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Renters looking for a quaint rural community and a lifestyle amid nature rather than the bustle of urban life may become enamored with Shelby. Less than an hour away from Birmingham and only 10 minutes from the small city of Columbiana, homes for rent in Shelby provide a country lifestyle without being too far from the trappings of civilization.

Things to Know About Shelby

  • Shelby shares its name with the county that it is part of.
  • Nearby Columbiana, originally named Columbia, has been the seat of Shelby County since the 1830s.
  • The earliest settlements of Shelby County were Wilsonville, Harpersville, Shelbyville and Wilson's Hill. Many of the first settlers arrived in the county after the 1814 Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
  • Columbiana is home to the Shelby County Museum and Archives as well as the Shelby County Historical Society, which began its stay in the city in 1982.

Helpful Tools for Shelby Renters

  • Shelby County provides a website that has links to local government pages, online forms and various department Web pages.
  • Information about events and membership in the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is available at the organization's website.
  • Shelby County Schools, whose headquarters is located in Columbiana, has an official website that parents of students may find useful.

Recreational Activities Near Shelby

The Shelby Iron Works may be the most intriguing community attraction for many renters. The historic site allows visitors to investigate a variety of old-world facilities, from a blacksmith shop to several different kinds of mills. The Shelby Iron Works also has a museum and hosts events. A few miles away, in Columbiana, the historically curious can probe the Shelby County Museum and Archives or check out the Shelby County Exhibition Center. Those feeling adventurous can take a trip out to Birmingham and experience some of the city's diverse cultural offerings.

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Retreat at Greystone

Retreat at Greystone

Birmingham, AL 35242 (23.11 miles)

Price: From $900

(205) 545-7487

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Lake Heather Reserve

Lake Heather Reserve

Birmingham, AL 35242 (22.35 miles)

Price: From $700

(205) 623-4572

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Branchwater Apartment Homes

Branchwater Apartment Homes

Vestavia, AL 35243 (25.17 miles)

Price: $839-$1,249

(205) 476-0494

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Crestwood Hills

Crestwood Hills

Birmingham, AL 35222 (30.00 miles)

Price: From $495

(205) 690-4697

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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District at The Summit

District at The Summit

Birmingham, AL 35243 (24.83 miles)

Price: $843-$1,618

(205) 523-8519

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Mayfair Apartment Homes

Mayfair Apartment Homes

Birmingham, AL 35209 (27.50 miles) (#1034873)

Price: To $1,375

(877) 879-7239 Ext.  73

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Beautiful, one level, open floorplan home - $1395

Beautiful, one level, open floorplan home - $1395

Birmingham, AL 35242 (17.88 miles) (#1413986)

Price: $1,395

(855) 218-3114

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Retreat at Greystone

Retreat at Greystone

Birmingham, AL 35242 (23.11 miles)

Price: From $900

(205) 545-7487

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Landmark at Magnolia Glen

Landmark at Magnolia Glen

Hoover, AL 35216 (22.28 miles)

Price: $555-$1,020

(205) 690-4702

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Inverness Cliffs

Inverness Cliffs

Birmingham, AL 35242 (21.62 miles)

Price: $699-$1,850

(205) 623-4596

Beds: 1 - 4, Baths: 1 - 4

Current Rent Specials
Grand Highlands at Mountain Brook

Grand Highlands at Mountain Brook

Vestavia, AL 35223 (26.16 miles)

Price: Please Call

(205) 419-4314

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Wildforest Apartments

Wildforest Apartments

Birmingham, AL 35209 (26.86 miles)

Price: $975-$1,425

(205) 994-2881

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Lake Heather Reserve

Lake Heather Reserve

Birmingham, AL 35242 (22.35 miles)

Price: From $700

(205) 623-4572

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Branchwater Apartment Homes

Branchwater Apartment Homes

Vestavia, AL 35243 (25.17 miles)

Price: $839-$1,249

(205) 476-0494

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35243 (24.10 miles)

Price: From $798

(205) 413-8228

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35209 (27.58 miles)

Price: From $798

(855) 319-3282

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35242 (23.21 miles)

Price: From $735

(855) 429-4552

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Wildwood Crossings

Wildwood Crossings

Birmingham, AL 35211 (26.76 miles)

Price: From $670

(205) 476-4675

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Crestwood Hills

Crestwood Hills

Birmingham, AL 35222 (30.00 miles)

Price: From $495

(205) 690-4697

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
District at The Summit

District at The Summit

Birmingham, AL 35243 (24.83 miles)

Price: $843-$1,618

(205) 523-8519

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
South Pointe

South Pointe

Calera, AL 35040 (7.96 miles)

Price: $751

(205) 476-4673

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials

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