Prospect Town

New Haven County, Connecticut

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Prospect Town Hall is located at 36 Center Street, Prospect CT 06712.
Phone: 203‑758‑4461.

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Beginnings [1]

A parish of Columbia was organized in 1798 and the Town of Prospect was incorporated in 1827. The town consists of a broken table land, at the edge of the Western Highlands, ranging from 600-800 feet in elevation. There were early industries of some importance: pins, needles, hoes, matches, Britannia ware and umbrella trimmings. At one time Prospect was larger that Waterbury employing people who commuted to here, from there.

  1. Edgar L. Heermance, compiler, The Connecticut Guide: What to See and Where to Find It, Connecticut Emergency Relief Commission, Hartford, 1935.

Nearby Towns: Beacon Falls Town • Bethany Town • Cheshire Town • Naugatuck Boro • Naugatuck Town • Waterbury City •


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