Cape Fair, Missouri

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Cape Fair is an unincorporated community in Stone County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 76 and the southern terminus of Route 173. It is on the west side of the James River arm of Table Rock Lake.[2] The community is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Cape Fair has been in operation since 1851.[3] The community most likely was named for the river cape or sharp stream meander south of the original town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cape Fair, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 2007, Third edition, p. 61, ISBN 0-89933-353-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Stone County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°43′48″N 93°30′37″W / 36.73000°N 93.51028°W / 36.73000; -93.51028