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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Akron 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 Akron. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Akron. Our list contains 24 papers that were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> of Akron.

Newspapers Neighboring Akron ...

The following newspapers were published within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Akron.

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

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  • Eutaw - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west
  • Moundville - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast
  • Greensboro - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast
  • Forkland - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest

Published In Eutaw [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Akron)

  Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1840 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683462

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025924

 
  Eutaw Whig And Advertiser  

Years of publication: 184? to 185?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13777336

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig And Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050257

 
  Greene County Democrat  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9238773

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044807

 
  Greene County Independent  

Years of publication: 198? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15580838

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050128

 
  The Alabama Whig  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10954507

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023480

 
  The Eutaw Mirror  

The first year of publication was in 1879, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12318678

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Mirror

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044806

 
  The Eutaw Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1864 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11027206

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Whig And Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023481

 
  The Independent Observer  

Years of publication: 1855 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12430832

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Catalog Card for The Independent Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044872

 
  The Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1862 to 1864

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13779288

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whig And Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050258


Published In Moundville [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Akron)

 
  The Hale County News  

Years of publication: 1930 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122026

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hale County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050350

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1964 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880333

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044548

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122196

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050344

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1963

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515907

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050388

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17544465

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050033

 
  The Northporter And Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1963 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880321

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Northporter And Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044547


Published In Greensboro [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Akron)

 
  Alabama Beacon  

Years of publication: 1840 to 1912

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683674

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Beacon

Holdings for: LCCN SN84021901

 
  Alabama Sentinel  

Years of publication: 183? to 1836

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120776

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Catalog Card for the Alabama Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050349

 
  Greensboro Record  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122117

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greensboro Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050343

 
  Greensboro Watchman  

Years of publication: 1886 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380826

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greensboro Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044915

 
  Hale County Times  

Years of publication: 1976 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121766

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Hale County Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050341

 
  Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1943 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121911

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050342

 
  The Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1876 to 1886

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380762

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southern Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044914


Published In Forkland [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest of Akron)

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1890 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283416

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050370

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1900 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283479

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050371

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akron. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8785, Longitude: -87.7428     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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