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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), New Prospect had a population of 6,945 people.<3> (see below for details).

New Prospect is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from New Prospect, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for New Prospect: (931)

Communities Also Named New Prospect ...

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

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

  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • Pulaski [Giles County]
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    • Pulaski [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<6>
  • Powell Chapel [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell Chapel
    • Powell Chapel [Giles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell Chapel
  • Southport [Maury County]
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    • Southport [Maury County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,110 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wales [Giles County]
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      • Wales [Giles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wales
    • Loretto [Lawrence County]
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      • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<6>
    • Olivet [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olivet
      • Olivet [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olivet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olivet
    • Gordon [Giles County]
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      • Gordon [Giles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Scotts Mill [Maury County]
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      • Scotts Mill [Maury County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of New Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2014: 983 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotts Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotts Mill
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<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 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Lawrence, 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 New Prospect.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New 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 obstructions 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: 35.2245, Longitude: -87.2511       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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