Shannon County, Missouri

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Shannon County
Shannon County courthouse in Eminence
Shannon County courthouse in Eminence
Map of Missouri highlighting Shannon County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°10′N 91°24′W / 37.16°N 91.4°W / 37.16; -91.4
Country United States
State Missouri
FoundedJanuary 29, 1841
Named forGeorge Shannon
Largest cityWinona
 • Total1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Land1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.02%
 • Total7,031
 • Density7.0/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−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 2020, 7,031 people lived there.[1] The county was organized on January 29, 1841, and was named in honor of George Shannon, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Shannon County, Missouri". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.