About This Place
East Prospect is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 678 at the 2000 census.
East Prospect is located at 39°58′17″N 76°31′14″W / 39.97139°N 76.52056°W / 39.97139; -76.52056 (39.971506, -76.520601) and is situated on the West Bank of the Susquehanna River opposite Washington Boro. The head end of the Amerindian named Conejohela Valley (extends to the Chesapeake) and commercially developed dam created Lake Clarke region are centered mid-river between the towns, and on a line, more or less from the two county capitals, York and Lancaster,PA, which are also about equidistant. The borough is surrounded by Lower Windsor Township and is just west of the Susquehanna River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.