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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in Lawrence County.

The location of New Prospect has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), New Prospect had a population of 6,945 people.<2> (see below for details).

New Prospect is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

New Prospect is within the boundaries of the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

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

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Prospect. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Prospect.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near New Prospect ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Liberty Grove   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of New Prospect

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of New Prospect

Located in Giles County

Powell Chapel   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of New Prospect

Located in Giles County

Southport   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of New Prospect

Located in Maury County

Wales   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of New Prospect

Located in Giles County

Loretto   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Prospect

Olivet   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of New Prospect

Located in Giles County

Gordon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of New Prospect

Located in Giles County

Scotts Mill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of New Prospect

Located in Maury County

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Prospect

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for New Prospect.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

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>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Prospect.
<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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 35.2245, Longitude: -87.2511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Prospect have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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