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Below are 65 newspapers that have been published within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> of Columbia. The list has been sorted by paper name.



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  Abbeville Advertiser  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 185? to 1859

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12318244

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abbeville Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044805

 
  Abbeville Democrat  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1894 to 1895

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11287198

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abbeville Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044522

 
  Abbeville Herald  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1918 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12599832

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abbeville Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044983

 
  Abbeville News  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1916

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12600053

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abbeville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044984

 
  Alabama Digest  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1938 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439535

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Digest

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044884



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  Clay County Reformer  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1894 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297943

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Clay County Reformer

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053030



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  Dothan Daily Journal  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1909 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14866796

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Daily Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050437

 
  Dothan Daily Siftings  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14867238

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Daily Siftings

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050442

 
  Dothan Eagle  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16145964

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050237

 
  Dothan Home Journal  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1899 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11420979

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Home Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044512

 
  Dothan Light  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1889 to 1890

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11283087

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Light

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044511

 
  Dothan Searchlight  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11350158

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dothan Searchlight

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044510

 
  Downhome Today  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1968 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18542830

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Downhome Today

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050187



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  Early County News  

Published in Blakely (GA) [Early County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1859 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12367738

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Early County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034007



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  Fort Gaines Herald  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1894 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297928

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Gaines Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053032

 
  Fort Gaines Weakly Herald  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1892 to 1894

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19298071

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Gaines Weakly Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053033

 
  Fort Gaines Whig  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

The first year of publication was in 1840, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8766326

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fort Gaines Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN82006856



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  Henry County Midland  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1894 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11287307

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Henry County Midland

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044515

 
  Henry County Standard  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14104517

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Henry County Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050330



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  Midland City Clipper  

Published in Midland City [Dale County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1891 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13172557

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Midland City Clipper

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050063

 
  Midland City Enterprise  

Published in Midland City [Dale County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12799964

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Midland City Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045073

 
  Midland City Progress  

Published in Midland City [Dale County]    [Map]  

Published in 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13176705

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Midland City Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050068



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  Napier Field Booster  

Published in Napier Field [Dale County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 194? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12439586

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Napier Field Booster

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044885



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  Southeast Alabamian  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1915 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120304

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southeast Alabamian

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050337

 
  Southern Star  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1916 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14866951

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050439

 
  Spirit Of The Age  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1885 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11350116

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Spirit Of The Age

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044541



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  The Abbeville Daily Independent  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 193? to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13035474

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Abbeville Daily Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050020

 
  The Abbeville Times  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1909

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11342828

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Abbeville Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044521

 
  The Advertiser  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 188? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297838

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053028

 
  The Ashford Power  

Published in Ashford [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 197? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11741918

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ashford Power

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044584

 
  The Defender  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1918 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297960

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Defender

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053036

 
  The Dothan Eagle  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 190? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9512126

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dothan Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN83007799

 
  The Dothan Journal  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1935 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14872337

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dothan Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050444

 
  The Dothan Morning News  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 191? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14866859

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dothan Morning News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050438

 
  The Fort Gaines News  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1940 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297823

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fort Gaines News

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053031

 
  The Fort Gaines Sentinel  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1912

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19298141

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fort Gaines Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053040

 
  The Fort Gaines Tribune  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 187? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297847

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fort Gaines Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053038

 
  The Georgia Volunteer  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1846 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16705092

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Georgia Volunteer

Holdings for: LCCN SN87073063

 
  The Headland News  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1888 to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11283030

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Headland News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044517

 
  The Headland Observer  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 196? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11658328

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Headland Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044704

 
  The Headland Post  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12760694

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Headland Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045056

 
  The Headland Progress  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 188? to 1887

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11275280

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Headland Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044533

 
  The Headland Sun  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11295479

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Headland Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044516

 
  The Henry County News  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11295425

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Henry County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044514

 
  The Henry County Register  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1866 to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11026797

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Henry County Register

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023447

 
  The Henry County Register  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1866 to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32482983

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Henry County Register

Holdings for: LCCN SN94084048

 
  The Houston Eagle  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1903 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11892785

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Houston Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044587

 
  The Houston Herald  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 193? to 196?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14872427

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Houston Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050445

 
  The Midland City Sun  

Published in Midland City [Dale County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1916 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12799917

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Midland City Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045074

 
  The Moderator  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1842 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 3439451

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moderator

Holdings for: LCCN 77642699

 
  The News Record  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1949 to 1971

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297900

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The News Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053027

 
  The Newville Advertiser  

Published in Newville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1919 to 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14773336

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Newville Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050424

 
  The Parrish News  

Published in Parish [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1938

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073535

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Parrish News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050212

 
  The Recorder  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297873

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053037

 
  The Southwest Georgian  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1912 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19298176

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southwest Georgian

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053039

 
  The Star  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1886 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297857

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053035

 
  The Voice Of The Negro  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 191? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14867035

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Voice Of The Negro

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050440

 
  The Weakly Herald  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Published in 1892

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19298054

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weakly Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053034

 
  The Weekly Chronicle  

Published in Fort Gaines (GA) [Clay County (GA)]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1891 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19297816

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN89053029

 
  The Weekly Post  

Published in Midland City [Dale County]    [Map]  

The first year of publication was in 1891, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13175218

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050064

 
  The Weekly Sentinel  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11941088

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044588

 
  The Wire-Grass Siftings  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1890 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12067313

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wire-Grass Siftings

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044778

 
  The Wiregrass Journal  

Published in Dothan [Houston County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 19?? to 1935

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14872263

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wiregrass Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050443



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  United South  

Published in Abbeville [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 186? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12152695

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the United South

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044710



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  Wiregrass Farmer  

Published in Headland [Henry County]    [Map]  

Years of publication: 1917 to 1968

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14107194

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wiregrass Farmer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050331

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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 begins in Columbia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Columbia) to Point B.

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Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Columbia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2968, Longitude: -85.1103     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Columbia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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