Prospect Real Estate
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Prospect is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States.
The most prominent landmark in Prospect is Fort Knox, a large 19th-century fort. It is now a major tourist attraction, as is the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory.
Originally part of Frankfort, it was settled in 1759 when Fort Pownall was completed at Fort Point on Cape Jellison. Prospect was set off and incorporated in 1794. Land was then set off from Prospect in 1845 to form part of Searsport.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 20.2 square miles, of which, 18.1 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles (10.62%) is water. Drained by the south branch of the Marsh River, Prospect is situated along the west bank of the Penobscot River.
As of the 2000 census, there were 642 people, 253 households, and 190 families residing in the town. The population density was 35.5 people per square mile. There were 286 housing units at an average density of 15.8 per square mile.
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