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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in Cleveland County<1>.

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

New Prospect is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: New Prospect lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for New Prospect: (704) and (980)<4>

Websites for New Prospect ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.clevelandchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to New Prospect, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named New Prospect ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named New Prospect - they are located in Alabama (2), Mississippi, 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.

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<6>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherryville [Gaston County]
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      • Cherryville [Gaston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherryville<6>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
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      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<6>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
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      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<6>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<6>
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belwood
      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belwood

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.

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Cleveland County

About North Carolina

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 Cleveland County: www.clevelandcounty.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Cleveland, 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>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>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 drawn 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: 35.3496, Longitude: -81.4781       In this case, the coordinates for New Prospect have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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