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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Providence 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 Providence. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Providence. Our list contains 22 papers that were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> of Providence.

Newspapers Neighboring Providence ...

The following newspapers were published within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Providence.

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

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  • Wedowee - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest
  • Bowdon (GA) - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast
  • Roanoke - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south
  • Franklin (GA) - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast

Published In Wedowee [Randolph County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Providence)

  Southern Mercury  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1860

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12125986

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Catalog Card for the Southern Mercury

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044716

 
  The American Eagle  

Years of publication: 1855 to 1857

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365114

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Catalog Card for The American Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050131

 
  The News Journal  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365403

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Catalog Card for The News Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050134

 
  The Randolph County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1860 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12126108

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Catalog Card for The Randolph County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044717

 
  The Randolph Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1872 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11669932

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Catalog Card for The Randolph Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85033110

 
  The Randolph Press  

Years of publication: 1926 to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13380437

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Catalog Card for The Randolph Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050138

 
  The Randolph Star  

Years of publication: 1902 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12848059

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Catalog Card for The Randolph Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045086

 
  The Randolph Toiler  

Years of publication: 189? to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365350

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Catalog Card for The Randolph Toiler

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050133

 
  The Toiler  

Years of publication: 1892 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365180

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Catalog Card for The Toiler

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050132


Published In Bowdon (GA) [Carroll County (GA)]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Providence)

 
  Bowdon Intelligence  

Years of publication: 1890 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18702073

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Catalog Card for the Bowdon Intelligence

Holdings for: LCCN SN88054045

 
  The Bowdon Bulletin  

Years of publication: 1913 to 2008

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21278719

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Catalog Card for The Bowdon Bulletin

Holdings for: LCCN SN88054147


Published In Roanoke [Randolph County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Providence)

 
  Randolph News  

Years of publication: 1909 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13991740

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Catalog Card for the Randolph News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050324

 
  Roanoke Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1900 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365438

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Catalog Card for the Roanoke Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050135

 
  The People's Voice  

Years of publication: 2005 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 166387050

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Catalog Card for The People's Voice

Holdings for: LCCN 2007215501

 
  The Randolph County News  

Years of publication: 1876 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12210363

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Catalog Card for The Randolph County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044772

 
  The Randolph Leader  

Years of publication: 1892 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13365713

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Catalog Card for The Randolph Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050136

 
  The Randolph Leader  

Years of publication: 1982 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9237931

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Randolph Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050139

 
  The Roanoke Herald  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19261971

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Catalog Card for The Roanoke Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89050013

 
  The Roanoke Leader  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13380225

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Catalog Card for The Roanoke Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050137


Published In Franklin (GA) [Heard County (GA)]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Providence)

 
  The Franklin News And Banner  

Years of publication: 1876 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17407750

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin News And Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN88083088

 
  The Franklin News  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12382760

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Franklin News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034051

 
  The News And Banner  

Years of publication: 18?? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19500642

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The News And Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053282

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Providence. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3990, Longitude: -85.3736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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