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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for West Petersburg 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 Petersburg. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding West Petersburg. Our list contains 12 papers that were published within 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> of West Petersburg.

Newspapers Neighboring West Petersburg ...

The following newspapers were published within 38 miles [61.2 km] of West Petersburg.

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

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  • Petersburg - Less than 2 miles to the northeast
  • Wrangell - 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southeast
  • Kake - 38 miles [61.2 km] to the west

Published In Petersburg [Petersburg Census Area]    [Map]  

(About Less than 2 miles to the northeast of West Petersburg)

  Petersburg Pilot  

Years of publication: 1974 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31214795

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Petersburg Pilot

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050092

 
  Petersburg Press  

Years of publication: 1926 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9677952

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Catalog Card for the Petersburg Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN83045359

 
  Petersburg Press  

Years of publication: 1966 to 1974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34768420

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Petersburg Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN96060043

 
  Petersburg Weekly Report  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31214778

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Catalog Card for the Petersburg Weekly Report

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050089

 
  The Alaskan  

Years of publication: 1926 to 1932

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31214772

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Catalog Card for The Alaskan

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050088

 
  The Kupreanof News  

Years of publication: 1991 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31214777

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Catalog Card for The Kupreanof News

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050090

 
  The New Petersburg Press  

Years of publication: 1964 to 1966

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34768381

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Catalog Card for The New Petersburg Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN96060042

 
  The Petersburg Herald  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1926

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31214782

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Petersburg Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050091


Published In Wrangell [Wrangell City and Borough]    [Map]  

(About 36 miles [57.9 km] to the southeast of West Petersburg)

 
  Alaska Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1909

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 27426297

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alaska Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN93059165

 
  The Wrangell Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1909 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31222148

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wrangell Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050093

 
  Wrangell Record  

Published in 1995

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34774844

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wrangell Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN96060000


Published In Kake [Petersburg Census Area]    [Map]  

(About 38 miles [61.2 km] to the west of West Petersburg)

 
  Thunderbird Press  

Years of publication: 1971 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31222137

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Thunderbird Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN94050096

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from West Petersburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Petersburg) 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 West Petersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Petersburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Petersburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.8074, Longitude: -132.9730     [Map].

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