Powersite, Missouri

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Powersite is an unincorporated community in Taney County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located across Lake Taneycomo from Forsyth on the southeast end of Powersite Dam.[2] The community is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Powersite has been in operation since 1913.[3] The community most likely took its name from nearby Powersite Dam.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Powersite, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 62, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  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. 

Coordinates: 36°39′20″N 93°07′17″W / 36.65556°N 93.12139°W / 36.65556; -93.12139