Prospect is a suburb of Sydney, in the come clean of New South Wales, Australia. Prospect is located 32 kilometres west of the Sydney central concern district in the local government area of the City of Blacktown and is share of the Greater Western Sydney region. One of the oldest suburbs in Sydney, Prospect takes its name from the prominent comprehensible landmark of Prospect Hill – from the top of which people could get a prospect of (see a great distance) the surrounding countryside.
Initially a concurrence for emancipated convicts, it later became a village. Since colonisation, settlers cleared larger areas of land to lift livestock, build churches, inns, schools, shops and a large reservoir. Naturalist Charles Darwin visited Prospect in January 1836, to observe the geology.