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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Avoca 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 Avoca. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Avoca. Our list contains 38 papers that were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of Avoca.

To keep this list from growing too long, not all of the papers have been listed. We have another list where all the papers have been listed in alphabetical order. The complete list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Avoca.  

Newspapers Neighboring Avoca ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km] of Avoca.

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

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  • Leighton - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north
  • Town Creek - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast
  • Courtland - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast
  • Muscle Shoals - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest
  • Russellville - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west
  • Moulton - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast
  • Tuscumbia - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Sheffield - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest

Published In Leighton [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north of Avoca)

  The Leighton News  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1916

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leighton News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044972

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8115768


Published In Town Creek [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Avoca)

 
  The Town Creek Booster & The Leighton News  

Years of publication: 1916 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Town Creek Booster & The Leighton News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045032

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12725441

 
  The Town Creek Dispatch  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Town Creek Dispatch

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050465

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14995365


Published In Courtland [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Avoca)

 
  Courtland Herald  

Years of publication: 182? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Courtland Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023464

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10941699

 
  Friend Of The Labourer  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Friend Of The Labourer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044674

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12096744

 
  Lawrence County News  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1902

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lawrence County News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050002

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15050163

 
  Lawrence County Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1882 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lawrence County Sentinel

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050310

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16768341

 
  The Courtland Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1894 to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Courtland Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050459

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14993420

 
  The Lawrence County Times And The Moulton Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1923 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lawrence County Times And The Moulton Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050462

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14994439

 
  Wide-A-Wake Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1881 to 1882

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wide-A-Wake Sentinel

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044712

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12130975


Published In Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Avoca)

 
  Muscle Shoals Morning Sun  

Years of publication: 195? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Muscle Shoals Morning Sun

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045030

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12725334

 
  Muscle Shoals News  

Years of publication: 1933 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Muscle Shoals News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044973

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12605034

 
  The Muscle Shoals Cyanamid News  

The first year of publication was in 1918, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Muscle Shoals Cyanamid News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12605178


Published In Russellville [Franklin County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Avoca)

 
  Franklin Citizen-Times  

Years of publication: 1953 to 1956

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Franklin Citizen-Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050242

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13740863

 
  Franklin County Record  

Years of publication: 1948 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Franklin County Record

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044873

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12430940

 
  Franklin County Times  

Years of publication: 1956 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Franklin County Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044729

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9140200

 
  Franklin County Times  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1953

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Franklin County Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050241

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12761245

 
  The Franklin Citizen  

Published in 1953

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin Citizen

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044735

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12240638

 
  The Franklin Citizen  

Years of publication: 1956 to 1963

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin Citizen

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050238

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13739686

 
  The Franklin Daily Citizen  

Years of publication: 196? to 1964

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin Daily Citizen

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050268

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16531637

 
  The Franklin Times  

Years of publication: 189? to 1914

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050240

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13740699


Published In Moulton [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Alabama State Wheel  

Years of publication: 188? to 1888

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama State Wheel

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050309

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16768123

 
  Moulton Banner And Lawrence Enquirer  

Years of publication: 1839 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Moulton Banner And Lawrence Enquirer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87062020

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2674383

 
  Moulton Democrat  

Years of publication: 1855 to 186?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Moulton Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050460

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14993543

 
  The Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1923 to 1932

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050463

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14994521

 
  The Moulton Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1867 to 1923

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moulton Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023573

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11033836

 
  The Moulton Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1933 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moulton Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050464

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11990899

 
  The Moulton Whig  

Years of publication: 1832 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moulton Whig

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87062021

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683747

 
  The Union  

Years of publication: 1867 to 1868

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Union

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050461

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14994007


Published In Tuscumbia [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Avoca)

We know of 27 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Tuscumbia. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Tuscumbia.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 16 miles [25.7 km] of Avoca. This extended list includes all the papers from Tuscumbia. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Avoca.  

Published In Sheffield [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Avoca)

 
  Sheffield Daily Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1888 to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Daily Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050190

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991805

 
  Sheffield Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1888

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050188

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991774

 
  Sheffield Weekly Enterprise  

The first year of publication was in 1888, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Weekly Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050189

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991789

 
  Standard & Times  

Years of publication: 1939 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Standard & Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12619178

 
  The Reaper  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1905

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reaper

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045005

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12690321

 
  The Sheffield Clarion  

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Clarion

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050258

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16351466

 
  The Sheffield Reaper  

Years of publication: 1905 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Reaper

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045006

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343269

 
  The Sheffield Record  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1898

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Record

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050267

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9191354

 
  The Sheffield Standard  

Years of publication: 1898 to 1939

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044978

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343236

 
  The Sheffield Standard  

Years of publication: 189? to 1897

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050110

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18077372

 
  The Tri-Cities Daily  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1967

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tri-Cities Daily

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044993

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12659151

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Avoca. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Avoca) 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 Avoca. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Avoca

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avoca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5751, Longitude: -87.5056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Avoca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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