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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Alton 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 Alton. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Alton. Our list contains 8 papers that were published within 5 miles [8 km]<1> of Alton.

Newspapers Neighboring Alton ...

The following newspapers were published within 5 miles [8 km] of Alton.

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

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  • Leeds - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast
  • Gate City - 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest
  • Trussville - 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast

Published In Leeds [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Alton)

  Leeds Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1924 to 192?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Leeds Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050077

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15248214

 
  The Leeds Herald  

Published in 1973

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050356

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14245498

 
  The Leeds News  

Years of publication: 1939 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050355

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14245485

 
  The Leeds Tribune  

Years of publication: 193? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds Tribune

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044880

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439265


Published In Gate City [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Alton)

 
  The Humming Bird  

Years of publication: 1892 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Humming Bird

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044796

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217845


Published In Trussville [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Alton)

 
  The Jefferson Advertiser  

Years of publication: 197? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jefferson Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050452

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14878777

 
  Trussville News-Journal  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Trussville News-Journal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN90099005

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21265218

 
  Trussville News  

Years of publication: 1941 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Trussville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439462

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Alton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 begins in Alton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alton) 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 Alton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5793, Longitude: -86.6375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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