Lookup Public Records in Shannon CountyMissouri. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Shannon County, Missouri Overview

Shannon County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1837 and named after George Shannon, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The county seat is Eminence. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 8,297 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,004 square miles of which 1,004 square miles is land and 0.2 square miles is water. Shannon County borders the following counties: Dent County to the north; Reynolds County to the east; Carter County to the southeast; Oregon County to the south; Howell County to the southwest and Texas County to the west. Shannon County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 65438, 63629, 63638, 65466, 65479, 65548, 65560, 65571 and 65588. The most populated zip code is 65588.

Shannon County Circuit Clerk/Recorder Office Information

The Circuit Clerk is responsible for maintaining records of the court, collections, accounting for, and disbursing all monies paid into the court; and performing other duties, as necessary to assist in the court in performing its duties. The Circuit Court Clerk receives, processes, and maintains the judgments’, rules orders, and all other proceedings of the court, issues and processes summons, subpoenas, executions, garnishments, sequestrations, judgments, orders, and commitments. The Circuit Court Clerk selects and summons jurors, assists with genealogical searches including criminal records, civil (excluding order of protection, small claims, landlord-tenant issues, and judgments less than $25,000.00), dissolutions, name changes, juvenile, adoptions, financial, paternity, child support, immigration records, and processes passport applications.

The Circuit Clerk of Shannon County also serves as the Recorder of Deeds of the county. The Recorder of Deeds records, maintains and preserves real estate/land records for Scott County in a historical perspective. Recorded documents include land transfers, military discharges, home school affidavits, county surveys, deeds of trust, federal and state tax liens, and marriage licenses.

The mailing address of the Shannon County Circuit Clerk/Recorder Office is:

P.O. Box 148
Eminence, MO 65466

The physical address of the Shannon County Circuit Clerk/Recorder Office is:

Shannon County Courthouse
18529 Main Street,
Eminence, MO 65466
Phone: (573) 226-3315 ext. 2
Fax: (573) 226-5321
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Melany Williams is the Circuit Clerk/Recorder of Shannon County. She can be contacted at (573) 226-3315 ext. 2.

Shannon County Circuit Clerk/Recorder Office Staff:

Linda Ross, Deputy Recorder
Phone: (573) 226-3313 ext. 7

Shannon County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk is the elected official responsible for a wide variety of duties in addition to serving the custodian of records for the County Commission. Some of the primary responsibilities of the County Clerk’s office are as follows:

  • Serve as the budget officer.
  • Handle all county insurance and accounts payable activities.
  • Handle all employee benefits, payroll and personnel records.
  • Conduct all elections.
  • Bid openings: Receive all bids and maintain files of bids and notices.
  • Performs certification of value and rates of all political subdivisions.
  • Performs certification of all local and personal revenue to the County Collector.
  • Performs certification and apportionment of revenue for railroad and utility companies.

    Services provided to the public:

  • Absentee Voting/Voter Registration.
  • ATV permits.
  • Licenses: County Liquor, Auctioneer and Wrecker Licenses.
  • Purchase County Plat Book, Plat Map and County Road Map.
  • Commission for Notary Public.
  • Job Applications.

    The mailing address of the Shannon County Clerk’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 187
    Eminence, MO 65466

    The physical address of the Shannon County Clerk’s Office is:

    Shannon County Courthouse
    Second Floor
    18529 Main Street,
    Eminence, MO 65466
    Phone: (573) 226-3414 ext. 1
    Fax: (573) 226-5325
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Lunch, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Shelly McAfee is the County Clerk of Shannon County. She can be contacted at (573) 226-3414 ext. 1.

    Shannon County Clerk’s Office Staffs:

    Shelly Bland, Deputy

    Shannon, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20097,521
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,351
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009170
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009527
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009172
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,231
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009186
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009127
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200997
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009131
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,079
    Shannon County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Shannon County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage – Title 93, Ch. 1
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Shannon County Marriage License
    Location:106 Main Street, Eminence, Missouri, 65466
    Phone:573-226-3315

    Shannon County clerk’s Office
    Phone: (573) 226-3414

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