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New Prospect, Texas
Welcome to New Prospect ...
Although we found mention of New Prospect during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how New Prospect was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that New Prospect was located in Shelby County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added New Prospect to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of New Prospect - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with New Prospect, please Contact Us.
New Prospect is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
Time Zone: The area where we believe that New Prospect might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that New Prospect would be found within the (936) area code.
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 Shelby County and the other is located in Rusk 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.
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022