Shelby Lake

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Shelby Lake
Location Ballard County, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°11′12″N 89°01′43″W / 37.1868°N 89.0285°W / 37.1868; -89.0285Coordinates: 37°11′12″N 89°01′43″W / 37.1868°N 89.0285°W / 37.1868; -89.0285
Basin countries United States
Surface area 100 acres (40 ha)

Shelby Lake is a 100-acre (0.40 km2) natural lake in Ballard County, Kentucky, and is one of only three major natural lakes in the state. It is part of the Ballard County Wildlife Management Area and owned by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.[1]


  1. ^ Kleber, John E., ed. (1992). "Lakes". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. Associate editors: Thomas D. Clark, Lowell H. Harrison, and James C. Klotter. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0.