Shannon, Alabama facts for kids
Shannon Post Office
|Elevation||646 ft (197 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||126626|
Shannon is a small unincorporated community located in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, between Birmingham and northwest Hoover named after John James Shannon, a mine operator. A post office first opened under the name Shannon in 1915. The town is home to a coal mine owned by the Drummond Company.
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