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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Whittier is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 3 papers that were published in the immediate area of Whittier. In addition, the list contains another 57 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Whittier. In total, we've identified 60 papers within 49 miles [78.9 km] of Whittier.

This page contains two sections:

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 Whittier.  

Newspapers Published In Whittier ...

We know of 3 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Whittier:

  Sound Of Prince William  

Years of publication: 1972 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32223517

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sound Of Prince William

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060016

 
  The Sound Of Prince William  

Years of publication: 1984 to 198?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10681744

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sound Of Prince William

Holdings for: LCCN SN84001420

 
  Whittier Rainbarrel  

Years of publication: 1969 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32223521

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Whittier Rainbarrel

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060017

Newspapers Neighboring Whittier ...

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

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

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  • Girdwood - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest
  • Moose Pass - 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest
  • Lawing - 34 miles [54.7 km] to the southwest
  • Eagle River - 47 miles [75.6 km] to the northwest
  • Anchorage - 49 miles [78.9 km] to the northwest

Published In Girdwood [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Whittier)

  The Local News  

Years of publication: 1981 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39362288

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Local News

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059790

 
  Turnagain Times  

Years of publication: 1998 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39441642

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Turnagain Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN98059815

 
  Turnagain World Defender  

Years of publication: 1971 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37430290

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Turnagain World Defender

Holdings for: LCCN SN97060016


Published In Moose Pass [Kenai Peninsula Borough]    [Map]  

(About 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest of Whittier)

 
  Moose Pass Miner  

Years of publication: 1938 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32223372

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Moose Pass Miner

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060010


Published In Lawing [Kenai Peninsula Borough]    [Map]  

(About 34 miles [54.7 km] to the southwest of Whittier)

 
  Lake Kenai Midnight Sun  

Years of publication: 1938 to 193?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32223360

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lake Kenai Midnight Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN95060009


Published In Eagle River [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 47 miles [75.6 km] to the northwest of Whittier)

 
  The Eagle River Sun  

Years of publication: 1980 to 198?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39108369

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eagle River Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060225

 
  The Eagle  

Years of publication: 1961 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 39313188

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN98060292


Published In Anchorage [Anchorage Municipality]    [Map]  

(About 49 miles [78.9 km] to the northwest of Whittier)

We know of 57 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Anchorage. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Anchorage.

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

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The official website for Whittier: www.ci.whittier.ak.us/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whittier. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.7746, Longitude: -148.6860     [Map].

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