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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Newport 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 Newport. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Newport. Our list contains 38 papers that were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> of Newport.

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 Newport.  

Newspapers Neighboring Newport ...

The following newspapers were published within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Newport.

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

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  • Cherokee - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest
  • Sheffield - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east
  • Tuscumbia - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east
  • Eastport (MS) - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest
  • Florence - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east

Published In Cherokee [Colbert County]    [Map]  

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

  The West Colbert News  

Years of publication: 1915 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Colbert News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050187

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991697


Published In Sheffield [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Newport)

 
  Sheffield Daily Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1888 to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Daily Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050190

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991805

 
  Sheffield Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1888

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050188

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991774

 
  Sheffield Weekly Enterprise  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Weekly Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050189

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991789

 
  Standard & Times  

Years of publication: 1939 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Standard & Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12619178

 
  The Reaper  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1905

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reaper

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045005

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12690321

 
  The Sheffield Clarion  

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Clarion

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050258

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16351466

 
  The Sheffield Reaper  

Years of publication: 1905 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Reaper

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045006

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343269

 
  The Sheffield Record  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1898

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Record

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050267

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9191354

 
  The Sheffield Standard  

Years of publication: 1898 to 1939

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044978

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343236

 
  The Sheffield Standard  

Years of publication: 189? to 1897

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050110

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18077372

 
  The Tri-Cities Daily  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1967

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tri-Cities Daily

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044993

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12659151


Published In Tuscumbia [Colbert County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Newport)

We know of 27 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Tuscumbia. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Tuscumbia.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Newport. This extended list includes all the papers from Tuscumbia. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Newport.  

Published In Eastport (MS) [Tishomingo County (MS)]    [Map]  

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

 
  North Mississippi Union  

Years of publication: 1848 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the North Mississippi Union

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87065062

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15089378


Published In Florence [Lauderdale County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Newport)

We know of 38 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Florence. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Florence.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Newport. This extended list includes all the papers from Florence. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Newport.  

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7790, Longitude: -87.9061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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