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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Nelson 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 Nelson. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Nelson. Our list contains 40 papers that were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> of Nelson.

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 Nelson.  

Newspapers Neighboring Nelson ...

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

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

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  • Lanett - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • LaFayette - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest
  • Opelika - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest

Published In Lanett [Chambers County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Nelson)

  Chattahoochee Valley Times  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1950

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12049637

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Catalog Card for the Chattahoochee Valley Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044561

 
  The Chambers County News  

Years of publication: 1936 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12383132

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chambers County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044836

 
  The Valley Daily Times-News  

Years of publication: 1950 to 1956

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12540808

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Catalog Card for The Valley Daily Times-News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044902

 
  The Valley Times-News  

Years of publication: 1956 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12038379

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Catalog Card for The Valley Times-News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044903

 
  The Valley Tribune  

Years of publication: 19?? to 1950

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12384611

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Catalog Card for The Valley Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044837

 
  Weekly Times News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12686776

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Catalog Card for the Weekly Times News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044998


Published In LaFayette [Chambers County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Nelson)

 
  Chambers County Democrat  

Years of publication: 188? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12056445

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Catalog Card for the Chambers County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044571

 
  Southern Sentinel  

The first year of publication was in 185?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12067592

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Catalog Card for the Southern Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044577

 
  The Chambers Tribune  

Years of publication: 1849 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10989051

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Catalog Card for The Chambers Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023515

 
  The East-Alabamian  

The first year of publication was in 184?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12066920

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Catalog Card for The East-Alabamian

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044576

 
  The LaFayette Sun  

Years of publication: 1880 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9509053

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Catalog Card for The LaFayette Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044545

 
  The Lafayette Clipper  

Years of publication: 1873 to 1879

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10989102

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lafayette Clipper

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023516

 
  The People's Journal  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13035816

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The People's Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050024

 
  Tri-Counties News  

Years of publication: 1930 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12686577

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Tri-Counties News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044997


Published In Opelika [Lee County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Nelson)

We know of 40 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Opelika. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Opelika.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Nelson. This extended list includes all the papers from Opelika. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Nelson.  

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

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Nelson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nelson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nelson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8118, Longitude: -85.2447     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nelson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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