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Shannon is a town in Lee County, in the Tupelo metro area.
The latitude of Shannon is 34.116N. The longitude is -88.711W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,657.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shannon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38868 ZIP code.
3% of Shannon residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shannon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shannon was $13,592, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Shannon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shannon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shannon political report.
The average commute time for Shannon workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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