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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Smithport 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 Smithport. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Smithport. Our list contains 142 papers that were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> of Smithport.

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 Smithport.  

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

Newspapers Neighboring Smithport ...

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

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

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  • Grand Bay - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west
  • Dauphin Island - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south
  • Fairhope - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east
  • Mobile - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north
  • Daphne - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast

Published In Grand Bay [Mobile County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Smithport)

  The Grand Bay News  

Years of publication: 1915 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grand Bay News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050001

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17394430


Published In Dauphin Island [Mobile County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Smithport)

 
  The Dauphin Island News  

Years of publication: 195? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dauphin Island News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050141

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15615295


Published In Fairhope [Baldwin County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Eastern Shore Courier  

Years of publication: 1974 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eastern Shore Courier

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044783

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11855250


Published In Mobile [Mobile County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Smithport)

We know of 139 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Mobile. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Mobile.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Smithport. This extended list includes all the papers from Mobile. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Smithport.

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

Published In Daphne [Baldwin County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Smithport)

 
  The Daphne Times  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1895

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daphne Times

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050239

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16159599

 
  The Gulf Breeze  

Years of publication: 1894 to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gulf Breeze

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050236

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16145769

 
  The Standard  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1908

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Standard

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044612

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085380

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Smithport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.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 that stretches from Smithport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4594, Longitude: -88.1150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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