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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

New Prospect is located in Rusk County<1>.

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

New Prospect is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for New Prospect: (903) & (430)<4>

Communities Also Named New Prospect ...

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

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

  • Kilgore [Gregg County]
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    • Kilgore [Gregg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilgore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilgore<6>
  • Henderson [Rusk County]
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    • Henderson [Rusk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,049 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<6>
  • Overton [Rusk County]
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    • Overton [Rusk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overton<6>
  • Tatum [Rusk County]
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    • Tatum [Rusk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tatum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tatum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tatum<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arp [Smith County]
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      • Arp [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arp<6>
    • New London [Rusk County]
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      • New London [Rusk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London<6>
    • Lakeport [Gregg County]
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      • Lakeport [Gregg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 997 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeport<6>
    • Beckville [Panola County]
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      • Beckville [Panola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beckville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckville<6>
    • Easton [Gregg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Gregg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<6>
    • Rolling Meadows [Gregg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Meadows
      • Rolling Meadows [Gregg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of New Prospect
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Meadows have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Meadows

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.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

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About Texas

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 State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Rusk, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Prospect - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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: 32.2015, Longitude: -94.7347       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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