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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Benton 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 2 papers that were published in the immediate area of Benton. In addition, the list contains another 32 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Benton. In total, we've identified 34 papers within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> of Benton.

Newspapers Published In Benton ...

The following newspapers have been published in the immediate area of Benton:

  • Benton Watchman (from 1899)
    • The first year of publication was in 1899, with an unknown end date
    • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13802694
    • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
    • Catalog Card for the Benton Watchman
    • Holdings for:   LCCN SN86050264
  • The Weekly Herald (from 185?)

Newspapers Neighboring Benton ...

The following newspapers were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> of Benton.

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

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The official website for Chronicling America

Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Benton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3078, Longitude: -86.8180       In this case, the coordinates for Benton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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