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Long Island, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Long Island 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 Long Island. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Long Island. Our list contains 28 papers that were published within 49 miles [78.9 km]<1> of Long Island.

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 Long Island.  

Newspapers Neighboring Long Island ...

The following newspapers were published within 49 miles [78.9 km] of Long Island.

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

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  • Hydaburg - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north
  • Craig - 42 miles [67.6 km] to the northwest
  • Metlakatla - 46 miles [74 km] to the east
  • Ketchikan - 49 miles [78.9 km] to the northeast

Published In Hydaburg [Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the north of Long Island)

  The New Native  

Years of publication: 1919 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37723929

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The New Native

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060029

Published In Craig [Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area]    [Map]  

(About 42 miles [67.6 km] to the northwest of Long Island)

  Prince Of Wales Whale Spouts  

Years of publication: 1973 to 1976

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31051403

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Prince Of Wales Whale Spouts

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050080

Published In Metlakatla [Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area]    [Map]  

(About 46 miles [74 km] to the east of Long Island)

  The Metlakahtlan  

Years of publication: 1888 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30686280

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Metlakahtlan

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050044

Published In Ketchikan [Ketchikan Gateway Borough]    [Map]  

(About 49 miles [78.9 km] to the northeast of Long Island)

We know of 28 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Ketchikan. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Ketchikan.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 49 miles [78.9 km] of Long Island. This extended list includes all the papers from Ketchikan. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Long Island.  

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The official website for Chronicling America

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Long Island. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Long Island) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Long Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Long Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.9169, Longitude: -132.6792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Long Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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