Prospect is a suburb of Sydney, in the permit of New South Wales, Australia. Prospect is located 32 kilometres west of the Sydney central event district in the local government Place of the City of Blacktown and is portion of the Greater Western Sydney region. One of the oldest suburbs in Sydney, Prospect takes its herald from the prominent nearby landmark of Prospect Hill – from the summit of which people could get a prospect of (see a good distance) the surrounding countryside.
Initially a harmony for emancipated convicts, it cutting edge became a village. Since colonisation, settlers cleared larger areas of home to lift livestock, build churches, inns, schools, shops and a large reservoir. Naturalist Charles Darwin visited Prospect in January 1836, to observe the geology.