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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Fairfield 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 Fairfield. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Fairfield. Our list contains 186 papers that were published within 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> of Fairfield.

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 Fairfield.  

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.

Newspapers Neighboring Fairfield ...

The following newspapers were published within 6 miles [9.7 km] of Fairfield.

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

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  • Wylam - Less than 2 miles to the northwest
  • Ensley - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast
  • Pratt Mines - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north
  • Elyton - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east
  • Pratt City - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • Birmingham - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast

Published In Wylam [Jefferson County]

(About Less than 2 miles to the northwest of Fairfield   [Map])

The Wylam New Era

Years of publication:   1903 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14245529

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wylam New Era

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86050359


Published In Ensley [Jefferson County]

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast of Fairfield   [Map])


The Ensley Herald

Years of publication:   1901 to 1907

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217890

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ensley Herald

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044794


The Voice Of The People

Years of publication:   190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17407511

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Voice Of The People

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88050010


Published In Pratt Mines [Jefferson County]

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Fairfield   [Map])


Jefferson Enterprise

The first year of publication was in 1889, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217805

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Jefferson Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044797


Published In Elyton [Jefferson County]

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Fairfield   [Map])


The Elyton Banner

The first year of publication was in 1899, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17291958

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Banner

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87050408


The Elyton Herald

Years of publication:   186? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12429935

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Herald

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044867


The Elyton Sun

Years of publication:   187? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17291969

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elyton Sun

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87050409


The Jones Valley Times

Years of publication:   1854 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 15572373

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jones Valley Times

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87050121


Published In Pratt City [Jefferson County]

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Fairfield   [Map])


Pratt City Democrat

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217798

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Democrat

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044798


Pratt City Herald

Years of publication:   1899 to 1901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217896

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Herald

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044795


Pratt City Sun

The first year of publication was in 1898, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217832

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pratt City Sun

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044799


The Commercial

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17279732

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Commercial

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87050407


The Independent

Years of publication:   1893 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12164373

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044745


The Pratt City Weekly News

The first year of publication was in 1895, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 12217827

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pratt City Weekly News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85044800


Published In Birmingham [Jefferson County]

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Fairfield   [Map])

We know of 186 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Birmingham. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Birmingham.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 6 miles [9.7 km] of Fairfield. This extended list includes all the papers from Birmingham. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Fairfield.

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load  

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fairfield) 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 Fairfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fairfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4841, Longitude: -86.9129     [Map].






















 

 

 

 

 


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