Shannon County Missouri

Shannon County Missouri Information

Shannon County Missouri is a recreational haven in the Missouri Counties covered through our site. Information for Shannon County Missouri is provided below as a resource for those looking to relocate or invest in the area as well as to be a resource for the community. We will continue to add Shannon County Missouri Real Estate properties as well as information for Shannon County Missouri to our site. Shannon County MO Real Estate for sale is available. As a recreation hub of the area, real estate is in high demand. Properties for sale in Shannon County Missouri are in high demand.  Properties are going fast at this time due to market demand. We need Shannon County Missouri Real Estate listings to meet this high demand! If you are ready to sell property in Shannon County Missouri, email for a Shannon  County Missouri Property Valuation today.


Shannon County is located in South Central Missouri. It is surrounded by the Missouri counties of  Texas, Dent, Oregon, Ripley, Carter, and Howell.  The county spans 1003.82 square miles. The county is home to several state conservation areas. Additionally, there are many areas in the county across the Mark Twain National Forest for recreational opportunities.

Conservation Areas in Shannon County Missouri

There are eleven Missouri state conservation areas in Shannon county. Many of the state conservation areas in the county offer hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding trails, and camping opportunities just to name a few.  Additionally, residents of Shannon County are able to enjoy federal public land access to the Mark Twain National Forest.  Numerous public land Horseback riding trails are available in Shannon County.


According to the US Census, Shannon County has a population of 8, 166 with a population density of 8.4 per square mile. The population percentage under the age of 18 is 21.3 percent. The population percentage age 65 and over is 22.6 percent.


Due to the large geographic size and large youth population percentage, Shannon County has many school districts in the area. The county has many schools to meet the educational needs of children in the area. Furthermore, the county has several school districts to serve the region. The population percentage of youth under the age of 18 is 21.3. This population information is according to the 2019 census.

School Districts are Mountain View Birch Tree R-III, Winona R-III, Eminence R-1

The Neighboring School District of Junction Hill, oftentimes has students that join Mountain View Birchtree high school due to the smaller school district not having a high school.   To clarify, students attending the neighboring Junction Hill School District can select a high school in a neighboring school district after completion of 8th grade.  Then, Junction Hill School Districts pays tuition for the child to the high school district chosen. As a neighboring district, Liberty Highschool in Mountain View is often considered for Junction Hill students.

Shannon County School Districts:

  • Mountain View – Birch Tree RIII
  • Winona R-III
  • Eminence R-1

After graduating high school, Shannon County has continued educational opportunities. Continued college educational opportunities are available through the Southwest Baptist University Mountain View Campus. Additionally, there is a University of Missouri Extension office located in Eminence. Missouri.  Just a short drive away about 20 miles, into West Plains Missouri, there is the Missouri State University satellite campus.  In addition to college, education and training opportunities are available through the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology, and through the South Central Career Center, which are both located within driving distance in West Plains Missouri

Employment and Business

Career and employment resources and opportunities can be found in West Plains through the South Central Career Center, the Missouri Jobs Center.  Additionally,  Excel Temporary Staffic located in Mountain View Missouri offers temporary employment opportunities.  In addition to temporary employment, temp-to-hire opportunities are often available as well. Total employer establishments of Shannon County according to the census as of 2019 are reported at 163.

Shannon County Missouri Real Estate

Due to Shannon County being a recreational haven in the region, and the location being very close to the highly populated county of Howell,  Shannon County MO Real Estate is in high demand. The area is perfect for those who desire the amenities of big towns nearby, but the space that country life offers. As a result of demand,  Shannon County properties, including both land and homes, are selling fast.  If you are for properties for sale in Shannon County Missouri or looking to invest or relocate to Shannon County Missouri and need assistance in locating properties to meet your needs, or if you are considering selling property and need a property valuation, moreover any real estate services for Shannon County, please reach out to Ozarks  Missouri Real Estate Agent Christy King .