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Time Zone: Shannon County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Eminence is the Seat for Shannon County.

Shannon County was founded in 1837 and was created by taking area from RipleyCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Shannon had a population of 8,361 people. This is an increase of 0.44% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,324 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Shannon represented 0.15% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 98th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20108,441+1.41%+0.96% since 2009
20098,361+0.44%+0.13% since 2008
20088,350+0.31%+0.11% since 2007
20008,324The Last Census

More information can be found on the Shannon County Census Page for Shannon County.


Below are some of the communities located in Shannon County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Shannon County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Winona   1,3151,2901.94% increase  
Birch Tree   6186342.52% decrease  
Summersville   5515441.29% increase  
Eminence   --548 

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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