Shannon County, Missouri
Shannon County Courthouse in Eminence
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 29, 1841|
|Named for||George Shannon|
|• Total||1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)|
|• Land||1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) 0.02%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||8.4/sq mi (3.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Shannon County is a county in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its county seat is Eminence. As of 2010, 8,441 people lived there. The county was organized on January 29, 1841, and was named in honor of George Shannon, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.