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Compton, Alabama

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Compton 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 Compton. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Compton. Our list contains 22 papers that were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> of Compton.

Newspapers Neighboring Compton ...

The following newspapers were published within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Compton.

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

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  • Springville - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast
  • Warrior - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west
  • Oneonta - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast
  • Trussville - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south
  • Bangor - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest

Published In Springville [Saint Clair County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Compton)

  Sunshine  

The first year of publication was in 1885, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sunshine

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050338

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120514

 
  The Springville Item  

Years of publication: 190? to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Springville Item

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044776

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12157036

 
  The Springville News  

Years of publication: 189? to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Springville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044780

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12157255

 
  The St. Clair Clarion  

Years of publication: 198? to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The St. Clair Clarion

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN83005367

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10199338

 
  The St. Clair Democrat  

Years of publication: 1910 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The St. Clair Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050281

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16532973


Published In Warrior [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Compton)

 
  Alabama Staats-Zeitung  

Years of publication: 1875 to 1876

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Staats-Zeitung

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023617

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10945720

 
  Alabama Tribune  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Tribune

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023618

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10993199

 
  The Warrior Index  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Warrior Index

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050354

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13494033

 
  The Warrior News  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Warrior News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050079

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15248352

 
  The Weekly Advance  

Years of publication: 1884 to 1885

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Advance

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050040

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13068200

 
  Warrior Breeze  

Years of publication: 1887 to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Warrior Breeze

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050453

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14878829

 
  Warrior Watchman  

The first year of publication was in 1897, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Warrior Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050011

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17407574


Published In Oneonta [Blount County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Blount County Messenger  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Blount County Messenger

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044615

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085746

 
  The American  

Published in 192?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The American

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050346

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16914411

 
  The Blount Countian  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blount Countian

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN90099009

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21214814

 
  The Blount County Journal  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1918

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blount County Journal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044722

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12224411

 
  The Blount County Observer  

Years of publication: 1977 to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blount County Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044721

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12224254

 
  The Southern Tribune  

Years of publication: 1903 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southern Tribune

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050347

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16914507


Published In Trussville [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Compton)

 
  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


Published In Bangor [Blount County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Bangor Broad-Axe  

Published in 187?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bangor Broad-Axe

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023450

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11036601

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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






Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Compton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8173, Longitude: -86.6278     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Compton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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