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Introduction ...

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

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

The following list contains the names of 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Gate City. In addition, the list contains another 186 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Gate City. In total, we've identified 187 papers within 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> of Gate City.

This page contains two sections:

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 Gate City.  

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.

Newspapers Published In Gate City ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Gate City area:

  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

Newspapers Neighboring Gate City ...

The following newspapers were published within 4 miles [6.4 km] of Gate City.

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

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  • Avondale - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest
  • Inglenook - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west
  • Birmingham - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west

Published In Avondale [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of Gate City)

  The Avondale Budget  

The first year of publication was in 1892, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Avondale Budget

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050044

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17671560

 
  The Silent Eye  

Years of publication: 1901 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Silent Eye

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050327

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14104039


Published In Inglenook [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west of Gate City)

 
  Inglenook Home  

Years of publication: 1913 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Inglenook Home

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050412

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17293036


Published In Birmingham [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west of Gate City)

We know of 186 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Birmingham. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Birmingham.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 4 miles [6.4 km] of Gate City. This extended list includes all the papers from Birmingham. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Gate City.

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.  

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Gate City. 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 starting in Gate City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gate City) 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 Gate City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gate City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gate City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5479, Longitude: -86.7267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gate City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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