Columbiana Alabama is a city in Shelby County, twenty-five miles east of Birmingham. Columbiana is the county seat of Shelby County.
Shelby County Alabama is located near the geographic center of the state of Alabama. The county seat of Shelby County is Columbiana Alabama. The county is named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky from 1792 to 1796 and again from 1812 to 1816.