Prospect

Prospect (New Prospect) is a rural community in northern Marion County five miles north of Jefferson on U.S. Highway 59. New Prospect school had twenty-nine White pupils and one teacher in 1899. In 1938 Prospect school was a two-room schoolhouse which accommodated seventy-two elementary students and two teachers. In 1967 Prospect had a district school, a church, a cemetery, scattered dwellings, and two business establishments, and in 1983 it had a church, a district school, a cemetery, and three businesses.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Prospect is classified as a Town

Associated Names

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Locations

  • Latitude
    32.84152610
    Longitude
    -94.36630440

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No

Is Incorporated

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