City of Eminence


Eminence is the county seat of Shannon County, nestled in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks and has a population of about 600 residents.

If you would like to learn more about our demographics, click here.


City Officials

Margie Cleary
North Side Board of Aldermen
John Stewart
Logan Goldschmidt
South Side Board of Aldermen
Julie George
Jon Williams
City Clerk: 573.226.3717
Mindy Gallaway



Eminence R-1 School District has been designated as one of the “top 10 Schools in the State” for class 1A Schools. They received the Governor’s Award of Distinction during the 2002-2003 school year. The Elementary building houses a Preschool as well as Kindergarten through 6th grade. The High School Campus houses 7th and 8th grade, in a separate building from the 9th through 12th grades. They offer a wide variety of subjects including great computer technology courses. For more information about the Eminence School District, you can visit their websites at: Eminence District Website, Eminence High School or Eminence Elementary School.

Elementary Principal 573-226-3281
High School Principal 573-226-3252
Superintendent’s Office 573-226-3251


Public Offices

Assessor 573-226-5539
Circuit Clerk & Recorder 573-226-3315
County Clerk 573-226-3414
County Treasurer 573-226-3414
County Collector 573-226-3416
County Commission 573-226-3965
License Office 573-226-3811
Probate Judge 573-226-5515
Prosecuting Attorney 573-226-3714
Public Administrator 573-226-3414
Sheriff Department 573-226-3615
Family Services 573-226-3295
Soil & Water Conservation 573-226-5663
Fire / Emergency 573-226-3800
Ambulance 800-262-3477
Health Center 573-226-3914

PLEASE NOTE: The city of Eminence contracts out law enforcement to the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department. As such, anyone needing to call the police should call the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department Instead. That number is: 573-226-3615.



The average temperature of the warmest month (July) is 80° to 85°F. The coolest month (January) averages 20° to 25°F. The average rainfall is 41 inches with an average snowfall of 15 inches.



Howell Oregon Electric Co-Op (Electric)
PO Box 649
West Plains, MO 65775

CenturyLink (Phone Service)
PO Box 6000
Marion, LA 71260-6000
Ordering Residential Service: 877-862-9343
Residential Billing: 888-723-8010
Business Service: 877-832-8404

City of Eminence (Trash service, Water and Sewer)
City Clerk
PO Box 387
Eminence, MO 65466


Civic Organizations

Eminence Senior Citizen Center 573-226-3839
Shannon County Museum Association 573-226-5882
Missouri Wild Horse League 573-226-3492
Eminence Area Arts Council 417-331-1028
Friends of the Library 573-226-5882
Eastern Star 573-226-3786



Assembly of God 573-226-5435
Catholic Church
Christian Church 573-226-3778
Church of God of Prophecy
First Baptist Church 573-226-3718
House of Jesus 573-226-5468
Shannondale Community Center 573-858-3284
United Methodist Church 573-226-3326
Jacks Fork Country Church


Medical Clinics

Big Springs Medical Association 573-663-2313
Shannon County Family Clinic 573-226-5505
Shannon County Health Center 573-226-3914
St. Francis Hospital (Mtn. View) 417-934-7000
Air Evac 800-247-3822