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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Speed 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 Speed. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Speed. Our list contains 42 papers that were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of Speed.

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 Speed.  

Newspapers Neighboring Speed ...

The following newspapers were published within 20 miles [32.2 km] of Speed.

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

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  • Rockford - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north
  • Eclectic - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast
  • Elmore - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south
  • Wetumpka - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south
  • Alexander City - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast
  • Millbrook - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest

Published In Rockford [Coosa County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Speed)

  The Chronicle  

Years of publication: 190? to 192?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045020

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12719306

 
  The Coosa Advocate  

Years of publication: 188? to 189?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Coosa Advocate

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050225

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13658820

 
  The Coosa Argus  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1909

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Coosa Argus

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045011

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12715489

 
  The Index  

Published in 1916

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Index

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050226

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13659078

 
  The People's Courier  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The People's Courier

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050223

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18917519

 
  The Rockford Chronicle  

Years of publication: 192? to 1942

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Rockford Chronicle

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045021

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12719327

 
  The Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1870 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sentinel

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044630

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12119089


Published In Eclectic [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Speed)

 
  The Eclectic Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1929 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eclectic Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050155

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13493709

 
  The Eclectic Observer  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eclectic Observer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN90099004

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21265141

 
  The Elmore Banner  

Years of publication: 1902 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elmore Banner

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050156

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13493827


Published In Elmore [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Speed)

 
  The Elmore News  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1902

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elmore News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050154

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13491422


Published In Wetumpka [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Speed)

We know of 32 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Wetumpka. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Wetumpka.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 20 miles [32.2 km] of Speed. This extended list includes all the papers from Wetumpka. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Speed.  

Published In Alexander City [Tallapoosa County]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Speed)

 
  Alexander City Chronicle And The Alexander City Outlook  

Published in 1968

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alexander City Chronicle And The Alexander City Outlook

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050039

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17542259

 
  Alexander City News  

Years of publication: 1914 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alexander City News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044992

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12600012

 
  Southern American  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern American

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN88050037

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17540186

 
  The Alexander City Citizen  

Years of publication: 1972 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alexander City Citizen

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050129

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15581097

 
  The Alexander City Outlook  

Years of publication: 1892 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alexander City Outlook

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN83008993

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9612603

 
  The Siftings  

Published in 1910

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Siftings

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050027

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13036020

 
  The Vidette  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vidette

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050030

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13036895

 
  The Weekly Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1891

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Dispatch

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050034

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13046514


Published In Millbrook [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Speed)

 
  The Community Press  

Years of publication: 1977 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Community Press

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN83002432

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9237874

 
  The Trico News  

Years of publication: 1969 to 1970

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Trico News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050158

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13484950

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Speed. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7748, Longitude: -86.2319     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Speed have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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