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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Polk 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 Polk. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Polk. Our list contains 26 papers that were published within 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> of Polk.

Newspapers Neighboring Polk ...

The following newspapers were published within 27 miles [43.5 km] of Polk.

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

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  • Benton - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • Cahaba - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west
  • Hayneville - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east
  • Fort Deposit - 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast

Published In Benton [Lowndes County]    [Map]  

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

  Benton Watchman  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Benton Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050264

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13802694

 
  The Weekly Herald  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050265

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13802802


Published In Cahaba [Dallas County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Polk)

 
  The American Citizen  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The American Citizen

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044733

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12240273

 
  The Cahaba Gazette  

Years of publication: 1860 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cahaba Gazette

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050250

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13744895

 
  The Cahaba Slave-Holder And Bulletin  

Years of publication: 1860 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cahaba Slave-Holder And Bulletin

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN95072002

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13193482

 
  The Dallas Gazette  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1859

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dallas Gazette

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045053

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12618654


Published In Hayneville [Lowndes County]    [Map]  

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Polk)

 
  Hayneville Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1860 to 186?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Hayneville Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050382

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515821

 
  Lowndes County Observer And Spirit Of The Times  

The first year of publication was in 183?, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lowndes County Observer And Spirit Of The Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93065632

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28207932

 
  Spirit Of The Times  

Years of publication: 1835 to 1836

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Spirit Of The Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93065636

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16963523

 
  The Alabamian  

Published in 1840

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabamian

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86072236

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14950531

 
  The Chronicle  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1860

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050381

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515700

 
  The Chronicle  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1851

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93064925

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28210781

 
  The Citizen-Examiner  

Years of publication: 18?? to 192?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Citizen-Examiner

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050259

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13790357

 
  The Hayneville Examiner  

Years of publication: 1868 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hayneville Examiner

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023503

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10942425

 
  The Lowndes County Chronicle  

Years of publication: 183? to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lowndes County Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023504

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11031521

 
  The Lowndes County Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1851 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lowndes County Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93065631

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28210788

 
  The Lowndes News  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1903

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lowndes News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050380

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515244

 
  The South-Alabamian And, Lowndes County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 183? to 1840

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The South-Alabamian And, Lowndes County Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93065634

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28246435

 
  The Spirit Of The Times And Hayneville Observer  

Years of publication: 1836 to 1837

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Spirit Of The Times And Hayneville Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN93065635

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28286145

 
  The Watchman  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Watchman

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050260

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13790431

 
  The Weekly News  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1899

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050379

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515107


Published In Fort Deposit [Lowndes County]    [Map]  

(About 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Polk)

 
  Fort Deposit Clarion  

Published in 1916

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Deposit Clarion

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050263

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13802098

 
  Fort Deposit Vindicator  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1900

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Deposit Vindicator

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050377

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14514257

 
  The Fort Deposit Mail  

Years of publication: 1900 to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fort Deposit Mail

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050262

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13790582

 
  The Lowndes Signal  

Years of publication: 1925 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lowndes Signal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044731

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9238790

 
  The Reflector  

Years of publication: 190? to 1905

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reflector

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050261

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13790521

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Polk. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Polk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Polk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2724, Longitude: -86.8886     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Polk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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