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Point Lookout, Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri is located in Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri
Point Lookout, Missouri
Location in Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Taney
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
65726
Area code(s) 417
GNIS feature ID 736272

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

History

A post office called Point Lookout has been in operation since 1931. The community was so named on account of its lofty elevation.

Education

College of the Ozarks completely encompasses the community. The entire 1,000 acres of Point Lookout is owned and maintained by the College of the Ozarks. College of the Ozarks previously hosted the NAIA Division II basketball tournament annually.

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