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Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 600 at the time of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Shannon County.HistoryA post office called Eminence has been in operation since 1844. According to one account, Eminence was so named on account of its lofty elevation, however, this interpretation is disputed.GeographyEminence is located in the center of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri's largest national park and the nation's first protected river system. Popular activities in the Eminence area include canoeing, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding.Eminence maintains a small town feel, but in the summer becomes a resort city with several locally owned restaurants, motels, bed & breakfasts, including America's largest trail riding establishment.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.88sqmi, all of it land.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 600 people, 254 households, and 140 families residing in the city. The population density was 319.1PD/sqmi. There were 334 housing units at an average density of 177.7/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 95.17% White, 1.83% Native American, 0.17% Asian, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population. Eminence is in Missouri. Make the most of your holiday in Eminence by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our United States trip itinerary maker site.
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