Welcome to Shannon

Where small-town charm meets big-hearted community. We’re delighted to have you here! As you settle into our cozy village, you’ll quickly discover what makes Shannon so special. With our good school district and safe, family-friendly neighborhood, Shannon offers the perfect environment to raise a family. Explore our village and discover why Shannon is the perfect place to put down roots.

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About Shannon

Shannon Village Park

Located in Carroll County, Illinois, Shannon is a quaint village nestled amidst the serene landscapes of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. With a population of approximately 700 residents, Shannon embodies the charm of small-town America with its friendly community atmosphere and picturesque surroundings.

Founded in the mid-19th century, Shannon has a rich history rooted in agriculture and community spirit. Today, it continues to thrive as a close-knit village where neighbors know each other by name and come together for local events and celebrations. The village boasts a variety of amenities including parks, local businesses, and a strong sense of civic pride.

Nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers are drawn to Shannon for its proximity to natural attractions such as the Mississippi Palisades State Park and the scenic rolling hills of Northwest Illinois. Whether exploring hiking trails, fishing in nearby streams, or simply enjoying the peace and tranquility of rural life, Shannon offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city living.

Board & Meetings

Bonnie Foust, Village President

Denise Bormann, Village Clerk

Marcy Misiewicz, Trustee

Ryan Shaner, Trustee

Dale Haring, Trustee

Butch Meinders, Trustee

Linda Stevens, Trustee

Kyle Ruter, Trustee

Public Comment at Village Board Meetings

The regular meetings of the Village of Shannon Board of Trustees are held on the first Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 pm in Village Hall. Any regular meeting that falls on a holiday is held at the same time and place on the next day that is not a holiday. The purpose of the meeting is to take action on various issues pertaining to the Village of Shannon.

Public comment is permitted at Village Meetings, each person will have 3 minutes to speak. All Comments must pertain to matters concerning the business of the Village of Shannon.

  1. The Village President may create and enforce reasonable rules to preserve order, civility and decorum (for example, prohibiting shouting, use of profanity, demeaning language of anyone present).
  2. Any person who violates these rules or who otherwise disrupts the order and decorum of the meeting shall be removed.
  3. The Village President may suspend the rules in order to provide more public comment, as he or she deems appropriate.

17 E Market St,
Shannon, IL 61078
United States


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