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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Benson 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 Benson. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Benson. Our list contains 47 papers that were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1> of Benson.

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 Benson.  

Newspapers Neighboring Benson ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km] of Benson.

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

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  • Erie - 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast
  • Dadeville - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast
  • Alexander City - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north
  • Eclectic - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest
  • Camp Hill - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east
  • Notasulga - 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast

Published In Erie [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast of Benson)

  Greene County Gazette  

Years of publication: 1830 to 183?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12210249

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044759


Published In Dadeville [Tallapoosa County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Benson)

We know of 27 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Dadeville. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Dadeville.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 18 miles [29 km] of Benson. This extended list includes all the papers from Dadeville. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Benson.  

Published In Alexander City [Tallapoosa County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north of Benson)

 
  Alexander City Chronicle And The Alexander City Outlook  

Published in 1968

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17542259

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alexander City Chronicle And The Alexander City Outlook

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050039

 
  Alexander City News  

Years of publication: 1914 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12600012

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alexander City News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044992

 
  Southern American  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17540186

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern American

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050037

 
  The Alexander City Citizen  

Years of publication: 1972 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15581097

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alexander City Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050129

 
  The Alexander City Outlook  

Years of publication: 1892 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9612603

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alexander City Outlook

Holdings for: LCCN SN83008993

 
  The Siftings  

Published in 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13036020

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Siftings

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050027

 
  The Vidette  

The first year of publication was in 1888, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13036895

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vidette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050030

 
  The Weekly Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13046514

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050034


Published In Eclectic [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Benson)

 
  The Eclectic Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1929 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13493709

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eclectic Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050155

 
  The Eclectic Observer  

Years of publication: 1990 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21265141

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eclectic Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN90099004

 
  The Elmore Banner  

Years of publication: 1902 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13493827

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elmore Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050156


Published In Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Benson)

 
  Camp Hill News  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12743141

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Camp Hill News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050296

 
  Camp Hill Star  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13993080

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Camp Hill Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050326

 
  The Camp Hill News  

Years of publication: 1949 to 1950

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17543607

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Camp Hill News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050043

 
  The Camp Hill Times  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1907

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13958652

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Camp Hill Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050295

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 189? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12125960

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044725

 
  The Tallapoosa News  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1949

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17543056

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tallapoosa News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050040


Published In Notasulga [Macon County]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Benson)

 
  The Notasulga Journal  

Years of publication: 1908 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12855378

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Notasulga Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045103

 
  The Notasulga News  

Years of publication: 1930 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12855453

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Notasulga News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045104

 
  The Notasulga Times  

Years of publication: 1976 to 1977

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13287818

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Notasulga Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050095

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7643, Longitude: -85.8772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Benson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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