Information about Prosper, TX and the small, locally-owned businesses located there.

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A little about Prosper

Prosper started with agriculture and railroads to a community that has become a place to live to enjoy small town friendliness with quality amenities.

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The history of Prosper

The first settlers arrived in 1846 to farm cotton in the black fertile prairie soil. Between 1850 and 1902, two settlements existed - Rock Hill was two miles south of the present town and Richland was one mile north. The development of these small communities was expedited in 1876 when County Courts ordered small tracts of land to be established for quick sale. These tracts, each approximately 160 acres in size, were sold for $3.50 per acre. Dr. A. T. Bryant of McKinney purchased what later became the center of the present town. The towns merged during the establishment of the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad in March of 1902. For years, Prosper was the central stop for the railroad between Dallas and Sherman. When community officials applied for a Post Office with the name "Richland," they were informed that city name was already taken. An alternative name was needed and J.C. Slaughter suggested the name "Prosper," because crops that year had been very prosperous.

Contact Information

100 N Preston Rd
Prosper, Texas

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Businesses in Prosper, Texas

Here is a collection of local Prosper, Texas businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

Athletic Haircare / Spas Health / Wellness Medical / Pharmacy Real Estate Restaurants Services Shopping Transportation


Be Fit Yoga


A unique yoga experience


The SPA in Prosper

Haircare / Spas

The latest in skin care


Dr. Rick K. Housewright-Chiropractor

Health / Wellness

Chiropractic Healing at its Best


Minty Fresh Dental and Orthodontics

Medical / Pharmacy

Complete Dental Care


Prosper Family Medicine

Medical / Pharmacy

We treat the whole family, as family!


Prosper Pharmacy

Medical / Pharmacy

Your neighborhood pharmacy


Dawn and Michael Williams Realtor Century 21

Real Estate

Looking to Buy or Sell your Home?


The Clennie Hawthorne Realty Team-Keller Williams

Real Estate

BEST Real Esate Agent as Rated by D Magazine for 7 Years!


Chefs on Scene


The best BBQ in Town


Cotton Gin Cafe


Downhome cooking


Mesa's Mexican Grill


Family owned and operated Tex-Mex goodness


Total Care Animal Hospital


We love your pets almost as much as you do!


Prosper Blooms and Gifts


Quality fresh flowers and unsurpassed customer service.


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