Shelby County was established in 1819 and is named for Issac Shelby, who was a Revolutionary War veteran and former Governor of Kentucky. The county seat is Memphis, a city that was named by settlers who named many places Egyptian named in southern Illinois and West Tennessee between 1818 and 1820. For more information regarding Shelby County, please go to the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture website.
|Farm Name||County||Date Founded||Special Recognition|
|Sydney Bryant Ray Jr. Farm||Shelby||1870|