Prosperity, Pennsylvania

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Prosperity, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Prosperity Post Office on Pennsylvania Route 18
Prosperity Post Office on Pennsylvania Route 18
Prosperity, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Prosperity, Pennsylvania
Prosperity, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°02′49″N 80°17′41″W / 40.04694°N 80.29472°W / 40.04694; -80.29472Coordinates: 40°02′49″N 80°17′41″W / 40.04694°N 80.29472°W / 40.04694; -80.29472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Washington
Elevation 1,037 ft (316 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1184466[1]
Prosperity, PA as seen from PA Route 18.

Prosperity is an unincorporated community in Morris Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1]

According to tradition, the name "Prosperity" stems from the first settlers' optimism.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prosperity". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 107.