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Welcome to Prospect ...

Prospect is primarily located in Butler County<1>. A portion of Prospect extends into Cambria County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prospect has a population of 1,109 people<3> (see below for details).

Prospect is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prospect had an population of 1,109 people. This is a decrease of 5.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prospect had a population of 1,169 people. This makes Prospect the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,169 people, the population of Prospect decreased 5.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,234 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Prospect.

Communities Also Named Prospect ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Prospect - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (2), Ontario (4), Oregon, Tennessee (8), Texas (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Prospect ...

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

  • New Castle [Lawrence County]
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    • New Castle [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Butler [Butler County]
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    • Butler [Butler County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<6>
  • Economy [Beaver County]
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    • Economy [Beaver County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Economy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Economy
  • Beaver Falls [Beaver County]
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    • Beaver Falls [Beaver County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ellwood City [Lawrence County]
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      • Ellwood City [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,286 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>
    • New Brighton [Beaver County]
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      • New Brighton [Beaver County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brighton<6>
    • Monaca [Beaver County]
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      • Monaca [Beaver County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monaca<6>
    • Beaver [Beaver County]
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      • Beaver [Beaver County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver<6>
    • Zelienople [Butler County]
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      • Zelienople [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zelienople have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zelienople
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zelienople<6>
    • Slippery Rock [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slippery Rock
      • Slippery Rock [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slippery Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slippery Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slippery Rock<6>

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 Prospect. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prospect.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of 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 Prospect.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prospect ...

Looking for more information about 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Prospect, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prospect.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Butler County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Butler County: www.co.butler.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Butler, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prospect.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prospect - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prospect) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prospect. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prospect

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prospect. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9037, Longitude: -80.0470       In this case, the coordinates for 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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