Branson, Missouri (Expansion Office)
Branson is a city in Taney County, Missouri, United States. It was named for Rueben Branson, postmaster and operator of a general store in the area in the 1880s. Historically, Branson was a small city. Today it is sometimes referred to as a "Family-Friendly Las Vegas" because of the numerous shows and attractions, as well as the flashy building decorations and neon lights. The Branson Micropolitan Statistical Area embraces Stone County, Missouri and Taney County, Missouri.