Shelby, North Carolina, is a picturesque city located in the western part of the state, known for its rich history and vibrant culture. Founded in 1841, Shelby is the county seat of Cleveland County and a hub of American music history, notably the birthplace of Don Gibson, a celebrated country musician. Offering beautiful countryside views, the city lavishes in a blend of vintage charm and modern amenities. It boasts of its historical sites, green parks, unique shopping destinations, diverse culinary scene and the acclaimed Earl Scruggs Center — a museum dedicated to promoting the understanding of American roots music. Also, it is famous for hosting an annual Livermush Festival that celebrates its local delicacy. Shelby, with its friendly communities and southern hospitality, gently invites travelers and residents alike to experience its vitality and charm.