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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Whitson 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 Whitson. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Whitson. Our list contains 10 papers that were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1> of Whitson.

Newspapers Neighboring Whitson ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km] of Whitson.

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

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  • Patton Junction - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north
  • Oakman - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north
  • Berry - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest
  • Cordova - 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast

Published In Patton Junction [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Whitson)

  The Patton Pointer  

Years of publication: 189? to 190?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Patton Pointer

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050225

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096129


Published In Oakman [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Whitson)

 
  Oakman Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1911 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Oakman Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050246

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187592

 
  Oakman News  

Years of publication: 1894 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Oakman News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050218

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073941

 
  The Alabama Miner  

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

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Miner

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050235

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111987

 
  The Oakman News  

Years of publication: 1902 to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Oakman News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050249

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187828


Published In Berry [Fayette County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Whitson)

 
  The Weekly Recorder  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1901

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Recorder

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN86050227

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13657469


Published In Cordova [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Whitson)

 
  Cordova Enterprise  

The first year of publication was in 1898, with an unknown end date

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Cordova Enterprise

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050234

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111825

 
  The Cordova Herald  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cordova Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85045051

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12743427

 
  The Cordova News  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cordova News

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050216

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073817

 
  The Walker County Tribune  

Published in 1932

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Walker County Tribune

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050248

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187639

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5687, Longitude: -87.4078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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