PROSPECT, TX (MILAM COUNTY)
PROSPECT, TEXAS (Milam County). Prospect was a small rural community located in southeastern Milam County four miles northwest of Milano, just off U.S. Highway 190. It was supposedly named for the good prospects of the people who first settled there. In 1903 the community had a one-teacher school with sixteen students; the school was consolidated with the Milano Independent School District in 1931. In the 1940s several scattered houses appeared on county highway maps, but by the 1980s only a cemetery marked the community's location. No population estimates were available.
Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956). Milam County Heritage Preservation Society, Matchless Milam: History of Milam County (Dallas: Taylor, 1984).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "PROSPECT, TX (MILAM COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvp86), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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