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Wilson, Alabama
(Washington County)

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Wilson 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 Wilson. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Wilson. Our list contains 9 papers that were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> of Wilson.

Newspapers Neighboring Wilson ...

The following newspapers were published within 24 miles [38.6 km] of Wilson.

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

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  • Chatom - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest
  • Bladon Springs - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Grove Hill - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast
  • Suggsville - 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east
  • Fruitdale - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest

Published In Chatom [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Wilson)

  The Call-News Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1963 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Call-News Dispatch

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050266

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16505774


Published In Bladon Springs [Choctaw County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Wilson)

 
  Bladon Springs Herald  

Years of publication: 1871 to 1874

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Bladon Springs Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85033053

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11638643


Published In Grove Hill [Clarke County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Grove Hill Herald  

Years of publication: 18?? to 185?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grove Hill Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044896

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12442012

 
  Southern Recorder  

Years of publication: 1846 to 1849

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Recorder

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044626

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12099673

 
  The Clarke County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1866 to current

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clarke County Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023494

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10957705

 
  The Clarke County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1856 to 1862

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clarke County Democrat

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044925

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12568840

 
  The Clarke County Journal  

Years of publication: 1863 to 1866

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clarke County Journal

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN84023495

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10891947


Published In Suggsville [Clarke County]    [Map]  

(About 21 miles [33.8 km] to the east of Wilson)

 
  The Clarke County Post  

Years of publication: 1836 to 18??

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clarke County Post

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN85044894

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12441865


Published In Fruitdale [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Wilson)

 
  Fruitdale Herald  

Years of publication: 189? to 191?

At the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fruitdale Herald

Locate a copy (ie- Holdings): LCCN SN87050263

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16505342

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.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 starts in Wilson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wilson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wilson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5460, Longitude: -88.0617     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wilson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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