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Welcome to New Prospect ...

New Prospect is located in Fond du Lac County<1>.

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

New Prospect is 980 feet [299 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: (920) and (274)<4>

Communities Also Named New Prospect ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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 Texas (2).

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.

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • West Bend [Washington County]
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    • West Bend [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,478 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
  • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
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    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
  • Sheboygan Falls [Sheboygan County]
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    • Sheboygan Falls [Sheboygan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of New Prospect
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheboygan Falls
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saukville [Ozaukee County]
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      • Saukville [Ozaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saukville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saukville
    • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County]
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      • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewaskum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kewaskum
    • Oostburg [Sheboygan County]
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      • Oostburg [Sheboygan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,082 people
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    • Lomira [Dodge County]
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      • Lomira [Dodge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lomira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomira
    • Belgium [Ozaukee County]
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      • Belgium [Ozaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belgium have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belgium
    • Fredonia [Ozaukee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredonia
      • Fredonia [Ozaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Prospect
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia

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.

Adding New Prospect to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Prospect in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for New Prospect was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for New Prospect on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

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 Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Fond du Lac, 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 (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 43.6158, Longitude: -88.1787       In this case, the coordinates for New Prospect have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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