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West Ridge, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for West Ridge 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 West Ridge. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding West Ridge. Our list contains 13 papers that were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of West Ridge.

Newspapers Neighboring West Ridge ...

The following newspapers were published within 10 miles [16.1 km] of West Ridge.

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

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  • Springville - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • Trussville - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest
  • Odenville - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east
  • Leeds - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south

Published In Springville [Saint Clair County]    [Map]  

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

  Sunshine  

The first year of publication was in 1885, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sunshine

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050338

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120514

 
  The Springville Item  

Years of publication: 190? to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Springville Item

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044776

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12157036

 
  The Springville News  

Years of publication: 189? to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Springville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044780

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12157255

 
  The St. Clair Clarion  

Years of publication: 198? to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The St. Clair Clarion

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN83005367

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10199338

 
  The St. Clair Democrat  

Years of publication: 1910 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The St. Clair Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050281

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16532973


Published In Trussville [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of West Ridge)

 
  The Jefferson Advertiser  

Years of publication: 197? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jefferson Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050452

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14878777

 
  Trussville News-Journal  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Trussville News-Journal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN90099005

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21265218

 
  Trussville News  

Years of publication: 1941 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Trussville News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439462


Published In Odenville [Saint Clair County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of West Ridge)

 
  The Odenville Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Odenville Advertiser

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050283

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16533020


Published In Leeds [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south of West Ridge)

 
  Leeds Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1924 to 192?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Leeds Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050077

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15248214

 
  The Leeds Herald  

Published in 1973

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050356

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14245498

 
  The Leeds News  

Years of publication: 1939 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050355

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14245485

 
  The Leeds Tribune  

Years of publication: 193? to ????

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leeds Tribune

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044880

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439265

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6945, Longitude: -86.5422     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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