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Prospect City


Prospect City Hall is located at 9200 US Highway 42, Prospect, KY 40059; phone: 502-228-1121.

Merriwether House, ca. 1898, 6421 Upper River Road, Prospect, KY, National Register

Photo: Merriwether House, ca. 1898, 6421 Upper River Road, Prospect, KY. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2014, [cc0-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed October, 2015.

Portions of the City of Prospect lie in both Jefferson and Oldham counties.

The City of Prospect was incorporated in 1974 through the efforts of the pioneers of two 1960s residential developments, Hunting Creek and Hunting Creek Country Club. Their goal was to prevent urban sprawl and restrict commercialization. In 2005 the city was granted 3rd class status, giving it home-rule or final authority for any development within its boundaries.

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