Former general store
|Population||253 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Golden Plains Shire|
The Post Office opened on 1 July 1847 as The Leigh and was renamed Shelford in 1854. It became a Licensed Post Office on 20 May 1994, and has since closed; the date of closure is unknown.
Shelford today still has a Recreation Reserve where the Shelford Cricket Club play their home games and the Recreation Reserve have Tennis Courts aswell. Shelford also has a Primary School and a Town Hall
Heritage listed sites
Shelford contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:
- 1372 Rokewood-Shelford Road, Leigh Shire Hall and Toll House 
- Shelford-Bannockburn Road, Leigh River Iron Bridge 
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Shelford (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 March 2018.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 21 June 2014
- "Former Leigh Shire Hall and Toll House (H2274)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Bridge Over Leigh River (H1452)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
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