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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Akron.

Our newspaper information for Akron is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

We don't know of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Akron. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Akron. Our list contains 24 papers that were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> of Akron.

Newspapers Neighboring Akron ...

The following newspapers were published within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Akron.

The papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from Akron.

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  • Eutaw - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west
  • Moundville - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast
  • Greensboro - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast
  • Forkland - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest

Published In Eutaw [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Akron)

  Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1840 to 184?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85025924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683462

 
  Eutaw Whig And Advertiser  

Years of publication: 184? to 185?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig And Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050257

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13777336

 
  Greene County Democrat  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044807

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9238773

 
  Greene County Independent  

Years of publication: 198? to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Independent

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050128

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15580838

 
  The Alabama Whig  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Whig

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023480

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10954507

 
  The Eutaw Mirror  

The first year of publication was in 1879, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Mirror

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044806

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12318678

 
  The Eutaw Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1864 to 1917

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Whig And Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023481

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11027206

 
  The Independent Observer  

Years of publication: 1855 to 1861

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044872

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12430832

 
  The Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1862 to 1864

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whig And Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050258

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13779288


Published In Moundville [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Akron)

 
  The Hale County News  

Years of publication: 1930 to 195?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hale County News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050350

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122026

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1964 to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044548

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880333

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050344

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122196

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1963

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050388

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515907

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1930

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050033

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17544465

 
  The Northporter And Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1963 to 1964

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Northporter And Moundville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044547

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880321


Published In Greensboro [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Akron)

 
  Alabama Beacon  

Years of publication: 1840 to 1912

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Beacon

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84021901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683674

 
  Alabama Sentinel  

Years of publication: 183? to 1836

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Sentinel

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050349

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120776

 
  Greensboro Record  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1918

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greensboro Record

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050343

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122117

 
  Greensboro Watchman  

Years of publication: 1886 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greensboro Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044915

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380826

 
  Hale County Times  

Years of publication: 1976 to 197?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Hale County Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050341

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121766

 
  Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1943 to 194?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050342

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121911

 
  The Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1876 to 1886

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southern Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380762


Published In Forkland [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Akron)

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1890 to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050370

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283416

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1900 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050371

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283479

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/






Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Akron. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Akron) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Akron. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Akron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akron. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8785, Longitude: -87.7428     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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