Shelby County Churches

Guide to Churches in Shelby County Tennessee, including Leading Christian Denominations

This guide provides a listing of Christian churches and cathedrals and other places of Christian worship in Shelby County Tennessee. The guide serves as a starting point of information for residents, visitors, and those considering moving to the area. You may want to attend services at several different churches to find the right church leadership, congregation, ministries, observances and other aspects of church life that appeal to you.

Find Christian resources in Shelby by city which include Memphis Churches,  Bartlett Churches,  Collierville Churches,  Millington Churches,  Lakeland Churches. To browse through churches by all cities in Shelby County, see the list in the left column.

Leading Christian Denominations in Shelby County Tennessee

Evangelical Denominations217,481
Catholic Church50,746
American Baptist Churches3,138
Assemblies of God6,587
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)17,410
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ2,152
Church of the Nazarene1,664
Episcopal Church4,122
Evangelical Lutheran Church1,677
Presbyterian Church10,645
Seventh-Day Adventist Church4,033
United Church of Christ568
United Methodist Church48,382

Non-Denominational Christians in Shelby County Tennessee

Independent, Charismatic Churches2,850
Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches2,807

Note: The data was downloaded from the Association of Religion Data Archives, and were collected by Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.


About Shelby County Tennessee - Background Information

Total population911,438
Population per square mile1188.7 people
Births14,277
Median income$39,128
Average travel time to work23.7 minutes
Number of companies61,752
Size of Shelby County Tennessee754.53 square miles

Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau