Point Lookout, Missouri

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Point Lookout, Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri is located in Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°37′03″N 93°14′22″W / 36.61750°N 93.23944°W / 36.61750; -93.23944Coordinates: 36°37′03″N 93°14′22″W / 36.61750°N 93.23944°W / 36.61750; -93.23944
CountryUnited States
932 ft (284 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)417
GNIS feature ID736272[1]

Point Lookout is an unincorporated community in Taney County, Missouri, United States, near Branson and Hollister.[1] Point Lookout is in U.S. post office ZIP code 65726.[2] Point Lookout is part of the Branson Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Point Lookout post office has been in operation since 1931.[3] The community was so named because of its lofty elevation.[4] Its elevation is approximately 928.96 feet or 283.15 meters above mean sea level.


College of the Ozarks is in the community. College of the Ozarks previously hosted the NAIA Division II basketball tournament annually.


  1. ^ a b "Point Lookout". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Taney County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.