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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in Hale County<1>.

The location of New Prospect has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

New Prospect is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: New Prospect lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named New Prospect ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named New Prospect: This one is located in Hale County and the other is located in Autauga County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 11 communities that are also named New Prospect - they are located in Mississippi, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Prospect.

Communities near New Prospect ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near New Prospect.

  • Eutaw [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eutaw
    • Eutaw [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,558 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eutaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eutaw<5>
  • Moundville [Hale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
    • Moundville [Hale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<5>
  • Greensboro [Hale County]
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    • Greensboro [Hale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<5>
  • Forkland [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forkland
    • Forkland [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forkland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boligee [Greene County]
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      • Boligee [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boligee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boligee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boligee<5>
    • Union [Greene County]
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      • Union [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Oak Village [Hale County]
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      • Oak Village [Hale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of New Prospect
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Village
    • Sawyerville [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawyerville
      • Sawyerville [Hale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of New Prospect
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawyerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawyerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sawyerville<5>
    • Powers [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powers
      • Powers [Hale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of New Prospect
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers
    • Knoxville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
      • Knoxville [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of New Prospect
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Prospect. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Prospect.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Prospect. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around New Prospect.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Prospect. See our Newspapers Page for New Prospect.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Prospect ...

Looking for more information about New Prospect? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to New Prospect, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for New Prospect.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Hale County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Prospect. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Hale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Prospect - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Prospect) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Prospect. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8399, Longitude: -87.7364       In this case, the coordinates for New Prospect have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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