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
SeatEminence
Largest cityWinona
Area
 • Total1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Land1,004 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.02%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,441
 • Estimate 
(2018)
8,189
 • Density8.4/sq mi (3.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
Websitewww.shannon-county.com

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.