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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 29 papers that were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> of 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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  • Columbiana - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest
  • Shelby - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south
  • Calera - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest
  • Pelham - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest
  • Childersburg - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east

Published In Columbiana [Shelby County]    [Map]  

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest of Nelson)

  Columbiana Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1904 to 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12061229

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Columbiana Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050322

 
  Shelby County Guide  

Years of publication: 1868 to 1870

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12061011

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Catalog Card for the Shelby County Guide

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044909

 
  Shelby County Reporter-Democrat  

Years of publication: 1948 to 1955

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16883778

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Catalog Card for the Shelby County Reporter-Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050331

 
  Shelby County Reporter  

Years of publication: 1923 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16899207

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Catalog Card for the Shelby County Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050330

 
  Shelby County Reporter  

Years of publication: 1955 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11832262

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Catalog Card for the Shelby County Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050332

 
  Shelby County Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12047270

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Shelby County Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050323

 
  The Banner Of Liberty  

Published in 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11421204

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Catalog Card for The Banner Of Liberty

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044526

 
  The Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1892 to 1901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11799951

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Catalog Card for The Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044556

 
  The People's Advocate  

Years of publication: 1892 to 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12283927

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Catalog Card for The People's Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050136

 
  The Shelby Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1892

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11804642

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Catalog Card for The Shelby Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044557

 
  The Shelby Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11800025

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Catalog Card for The Shelby Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044558

 
  The Shelby County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1932 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16899168

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Catalog Card for The Shelby County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050329

 
  The Shelby County Sun  

Years of publication: 1910 to 1921

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16072696

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Shelby County Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050204

 
  The Shelby Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1875 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10988721

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Shelby Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023463


Published In Shelby [Shelby County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Nelson)

 
  The Magnet  

Years of publication: 1892 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12164329

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Magnet

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044750


Published In Calera [Shelby County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Alabama Republican  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12042157

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044609

 
  Calera Journal  

Years of publication: 1902 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16784754

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Calera Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050318

 
  Tariff & Labor Advocate  

Years of publication: 1887 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11769246

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Catalog Card for the Tariff & Labor Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044555

 
  The Calera Independent  

Years of publication: 1930 to 193?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12164233

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Calera Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044748

 
  The Calera Journal  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11430136

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Catalog Card for The Calera Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044525

 
  The Calera News  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11421010

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Catalog Card for The Calera News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044524

 
  The Shelby County Review  

Years of publication: 1912 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16532507

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Catalog Card for The Shelby County Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050271

 
  The Shelby News  

Years of publication: 1890 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11925777

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Shelby News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044596


Published In Pelham [Shelby County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest of Nelson)

 
  The Shelby County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 197? to 1976

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16899311

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Shelby County Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050335


Published In Childersburg [Talladega County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Childersburg Citizen  

Years of publication: 1952 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16912150

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Childersburg Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050342

 
  The Childersburg News  

Years of publication: 1952 to 1960

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16912308

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Childersburg News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050344

 
  The Childersburg Star  

Years of publication: 1967 to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18922172

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Childersburg Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050232

 
  The Childersburg Times  

Years of publication: 194? to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16912243

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Childersburg Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050343

 
  The Coosa Valley News  

Years of publication: 1960 to 1967

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16912374

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Coosa Valley News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050345

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About Shelby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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 from 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: 33.2154, Longitude: -86.5811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nelson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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