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Prospect, Tennessee
(Lincoln County)

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The location of Prospect

Welcome to Prospect ...

Prospect is located in Lincoln County.

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

Prospect is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Prospect: (931)

Communities near Prospect ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Prospect and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]   1,398   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   1,234   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clarks Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elkton   [Map]   542   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   6,993   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Flintville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Prospect ...

While we believe that this Prospect is located in Lincoln County, we know of another 7 Tennessee communities named Prospect. Those communities are located in the following counties: Benton, Blount, Bradley, Giles, Haywood, Loudon and McMinn County.

Beyond Tennessee, 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, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 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 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 Prospect.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Lincoln County

About Tennessee

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.

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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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prospect - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Prospect) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prospect. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0806, Longitude: -86.5631     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Prospect have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prospect.

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