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Prospect, Tennessee
(Lincoln County)

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Welcome to Prospect ...

Prospect is located in Lincoln County.

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

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).

Prospect lies within the (931) area code.

Communities near Prospect ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Prospect and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Ardmore (AL)   [Map]   1,382   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ardmore   [Map]   1,216   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]   7,051   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Prospect. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Prospect.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Prospect. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Prospect. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Prospect.