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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Altoona 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 Altoona. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Altoona. Our list contains 41 papers that were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of Altoona.

Newspapers Neighboring Altoona ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km] of Altoona.

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

Jump to:

  • Oneonta - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest
  • Attalla - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east
  • Ashville - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south
  • Boaz - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast
  • Alabama City - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east
  • Blountsville - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west
  • Albertville - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north

Published In Oneonta [Blount County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Altoona)

  Blount County Messenger  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085746

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Blount County Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044615

 
  The American  

Published in 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16914411

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Catalog Card for The American

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050346

 
  The Blount Countian  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21214814

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Catalog Card for The Blount Countian

Holdings for: LCCN SN90099009

 
  The Blount County Journal  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12224411

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Catalog Card for The Blount County Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044722

 
  The Blount County Observer  

Years of publication: 1977 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12224254

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blount County Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044721

 
  The Southern Tribune  

Years of publication: 1903 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16914507

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Catalog Card for The Southern Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050347


Published In Attalla [Etowah County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Altoona)

 
  Attalla Herald  

Years of publication: 1891 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13895748

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Catalog Card for the Attalla Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050283

 
  The Attalla Beacon  

Years of publication: 1895 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13895856

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Beacon

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050282

 
  The Attalla Daily News  

Years of publication: 1921 to 1922

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515999

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Daily News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050378

 
  The Attalla Herald  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1923

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13900867

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050285

 
  The Attalla Mirror  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13900746

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Mirror

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050284

 
  The Attalla Press  

Years of publication: 1936 to 1947

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13895818

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050274

 
  The Attalla Vigil  

Years of publication: 1891 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12293276

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Catalog Card for The Attalla Vigil

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044821

 
  The Etowah News-Journal  

Years of publication: 1946 to 1983

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13895608

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Catalog Card for The Etowah News-Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050272


Published In Ashville [Saint Clair County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Altoona)

 
  Democratic Farmer  

Years of publication: 184? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16511737

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Catalog Card for the Democratic Farmer

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050272

 
  Southern Aegis  

Years of publication: 1873 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10941516

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Catalog Card for the Southern Aegis

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023448

 
  St. Clair Diamond  

Years of publication: 1860 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16511836

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Catalog Card for the St. Clair Diamond

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050274

 
  The Southern Alliance  

Years of publication: 189? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11931247

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Catalog Card for The Southern Alliance

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044594

 
  The St. Clair County Eagle  

Years of publication: 1868 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16511789

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Catalog Card for The St. Clair County Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050273


Published In Boaz [Marshall County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Altoona)

 
  Boaz News Leader  

Years of publication: 1977 to 1983

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13542103

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Catalog Card for the Boaz News Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050196

 
  Marshall-DeKalb Monitor News Leader  

Years of publication: 1974 to 1977

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13542052

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Catalog Card for the Marshall-DeKalb Monitor News Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050195

 
  Sand Mountain Record  

Years of publication: 1906 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265814

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Catalog Card for the Sand Mountain Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050131

 
  The Boaz Leader And The Sand Mountain Sun  

Years of publication: 1939 to 1944

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13539473

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Catalog Card for The Boaz Leader And The Sand Mountain Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050191

 
  The Boaz Leader  

Years of publication: 1915 to 1938

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13539357

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Catalog Card for The Boaz Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050190

 
  The Boaz Leader  

Years of publication: 1944 to 1970

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13541397

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Catalog Card for The Boaz Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050192

 
  The Leader Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1970 to 1974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13541545

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Catalog Card for The Leader Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050193

 
  The Sand Mountain Sun  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265737

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Catalog Card for The Sand Mountain Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050129


Published In Alabama City [Etowah County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Altoona)

 
  The Etowah Observer  

Years of publication: 1928 to 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13803084

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Etowah Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050267


Published In Blountsville [Blount County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Altoona)

 
  Blount County Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1887 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439922

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Catalog Card for the Blount County Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044888

 
  Blount County News  

Years of publication: 187? to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11985005

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Catalog Card for the Blount County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044610

 
  The Blount Chronicle  

The first year of publication was in 189?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085457

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blount Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044613

 
  The Mineral Age  

The first year of publication was in 188?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085859

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mineral Age

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044616

 
  The Southern Sun  

The first year of publication was in 1886, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085999

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southern Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044617


Published In Albertville [Marshall County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Altoona)

 
  Marshall Banner  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13538921

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Catalog Card for the Marshall Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050186

 
  Sand Mountain Reporter  

Years of publication: 1955 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13507950

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Catalog Card for the Sand Mountain Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050171

 
  The Albertville Banner  

Years of publication: 1910 to 1919

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13539126

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Catalog Card for The Albertville Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050187

 
  The Albertville Herald  

Years of publication: 1934 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13508010

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Catalog Card for The Albertville Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050172

 
  The Albertville Journal  

The first year of publication was in 1896, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18266035

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Albertville Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050134

 
  The Marshall County News  

Years of publication: 1893 to 1896

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18266016

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Marshall County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050133

 
  The Sand Mountain Banner And Albertville Banner  

Years of publication: 1934 to 1938

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13539272

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Catalog Card for The Sand Mountain Banner And Albertville Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050189

 
  The Sand Mountain Banner  

Years of publication: 1919 to 1933

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13539198

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sand Mountain Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050188

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Altoona. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Altoona) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altoona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0331, Longitude: -86.3136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altoona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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