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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Floyd 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 Floyd. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Floyd. Our list contains 34 papers that were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1> of Floyd.

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 Floyd.  

Newspapers Neighboring Floyd ...

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

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

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  • Eclectic - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest
  • Wetumpka - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west
  • Erie - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast
  • Elmore - 18 miles [29 km] to the west

Published In Eclectic [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest of Floyd)

  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 Wetumpka [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of Floyd)

We know of 32 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Wetumpka. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Wetumpka.

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

Published In Erie [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of Floyd)

 
  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 Elmore [Elmore County]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Floyd)

 
  The Elmore News  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13491422

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elmore News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050154

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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


Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floyd. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6001, Longitude: -86.0172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Floyd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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