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Elgin, Alabama
(Lauderdale County)

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Elgin 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 Elgin. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Elgin. Our list contains 12 papers that were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> of Elgin.

Newspapers Neighboring Elgin ...

The following newspapers were published within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Elgin.

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

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Published In Rogersville [Lauderdale County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the east of Elgin)

  East Lauderdale News  

Years of publication: 197? to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the East Lauderdale News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050056

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15233238


Published In Bailey Springs [Lauderdale County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Elgin)

 
  The Bailey Springs Journal  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bailey Springs Journal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN89050032

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20067914


Published In Courtland [Lawrence County]    [Map]  

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

 
  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 Leighton [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Elgin)

 
  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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Elgin)

 
  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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


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

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 Elgin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elgin) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elgin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8487, Longitude: -87.3911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elgin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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