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 The location of Oak Forest 

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Oak Forest 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 Oak Forest. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Oak Forest. Our list contains 197 papers that were published within 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> of Oak Forest.

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 Oak Forest.  

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

Newspapers Neighboring Oak Forest ...

The following newspapers were published within 7 miles [11.3 km] of Oak Forest.

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

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  • Inglenook - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south
  • Gardendale - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest
  • Gate City - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast
  • Avondale - 5 miles [8 km] to the south
  • Birmingham - 5 miles [8 km] to the south
  • Pratt City - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest
  • Elyton - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest
  • Pratt Mines - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest

Published In Inglenook [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south of Oak Forest)

  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 Gardendale [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Oak Forest)

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 1962 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050357

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16920187

 
  The North Jefferson News  

Years of publication: 1970 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The North Jefferson News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050339

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120606


Published In Gate City [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Oak Forest)

 
  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


Published In Avondale [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Oak Forest)

 
  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 Birmingham [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Oak Forest)

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 7 miles [11.3 km] of Oak Forest. 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 Oak Forest.

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

Published In Pratt City [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest of Oak Forest)

 
  Pratt City Democrat  

The first year of publication was in 1896, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044798

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217798

 
  Pratt City Herald  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1901

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044795

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217896

 
  Pratt City Sun  

The first year of publication was in 1898, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Sun

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044799

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217832

 
  The Commercial  

The first year of publication was in 189?, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Commercial

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050407

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17279732

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 1893 to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044745

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12164373

 
  The Pratt City Weekly News  

The first year of publication was in 1895, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pratt City Weekly News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044800

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217827


Published In Elyton [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest of Oak Forest)

 
  The Elyton Banner  

The first year of publication was in 1899, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Banner

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050408

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17291958

 
  The Elyton Herald  

Years of publication: 186? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044867

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12429935

 
  The Elyton Sun  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Sun

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050409

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17291969

 
  The Jones Valley Times  

Years of publication: 1854 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jones Valley Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050121

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15572373


Published In Pratt Mines [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest of Oak Forest)

 
  Jefferson Enterprise  

The first year of publication was in 1889, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Jefferson Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044797

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217805

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Oak Forest. 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Oak Forest. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Forest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Forest. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6023, Longitude: -86.7819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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