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Lake Shelbyville


Lake Shelbyville, Illinois

The Lake Shelbyville real estate market is a limited supply marketplace for lake property in Illinois.

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    About Lake Shelbyville
    Located in Shelby County, Illinois

    Lake Shelbyville is a human-made reservoir located in Shelby County and Moultrie County in Illinois. The lake encompasses 11,100 acres in size and was created by damming the Kaskaskia River.

    Lake Recreation

    This lake is the perfect place to live for people who love outdoor recreation. Along with boating, fishing, swimming, and other water sports, this lake is surrounded by campgrounds, state parks, and wildlife management areas.

    Three public beaches are available for swimming in the lake. For boat owners, the lake also has many available launching ramps and three marinas. Many hiking trails also encompass the lake, such as General Dacey, which includes fitness stations, bike trails, and more.

    Lake Shelbyville fishing offers many opportunities with popular species, including walleye, catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, muskie, walleye, bluegill, and white bass aplenty, to name a few.

    Top Sights

    You can never go wrong with a glass of wine. The Niemerg Family Winery is the perfect way to end, or start, your days at the lake.

    Visit the Illinois state capitol, Springfield, just a few miles from Lake Shelbyville. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum traces the life of the 16th U.S. President. This is the perfect place to visit monuments, the Lincoln Home, the Illinois State Museum, and more.

    The Best Place to Experience Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Lake Shelbyville is an excellent choice.