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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Five Points 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 Five Points. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Five Points. Our list contains 12 papers that were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> of Five Points.

Newspapers Neighboring Five Points ...

The following newspapers were published within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Five Points.

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

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  • Blountsville - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest
  • Oneonta - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast
  • Bangor - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west

Published In Blountsville [Blount County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Five Points)

  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

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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

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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

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Catalog Card for The Southern Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044617


Published In Oneonta [Blount County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast of Five Points)

 
  Blount County Messenger  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12085746

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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

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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 Bangor [Blount County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Five Points)

 
  The Bangor Broad-Axe  

Published in 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11036601

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bangor Broad-Axe

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023450

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The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0198, Longitude: -86.5505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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