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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Gainesville 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 9 papers that were published in the immediate area of Gainesville. In addition, the list contains another 32 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Gainesville. In total, we've identified 41 papers within 23 miles [37 km] of Gainesville.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Gainesville ...

We know of 9 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Gainesville:

  Alabama Reporter  

Years of publication: 1837 to 183?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10891817

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Alabama Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023486

 
  Gainesville Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1875 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10957604

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Gainesville Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023487

 
  The Daily Army Argus And Crisis  

Years of publication: 1865 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13979898

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Army Argus And Crisis

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050177

 
  The Gainesville Messenger  

Years of publication: 1886 to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699067

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gainesville Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050074

 
  The Gainesville Reporter  

Years of publication: 1880 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17698995

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gainesville Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050073

 
  The Gainesville Times  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17692973

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gainesville Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050076

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 1854 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10891860

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023488

 
  The News  

Years of publication: 1868 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17692837

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050072

 
  The Sumter Banner  

The first year of publication was in 1897, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16621210

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sumter Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050299

Newspapers Neighboring Gainesville ...

The following newspapers were published within 23 miles [37 km] of Gainesville.

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

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  • Epes - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south
  • Geiger - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest
  • Eutaw - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east
  • Livingston - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south
  • Scooba (MS) - 18 miles [29 km] to the west
  • Forkland - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast
  • Aliceville - 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north
  • York - 23 miles [37 km] to the south

Published In Epes [Sumter County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south of Gainesville)

  Sumter County Call  

Years of publication: 1905 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18545663

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sumter County Call

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050196

 
  The Epes Tribune  

Years of publication: 1915 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16621247

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Epes Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050300

 
  The Sumter Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1907 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17698936

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Catalog Card for The Sumter Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050071


Published In Geiger [Sumter County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Gainesville)

 
  The Geiger Times  

Years of publication: 1910 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699214

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Geiger Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050077


Published In Eutaw [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the east of Gainesville)

 
  Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1840 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683462

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig & Public Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025924

 
  Eutaw Whig And Advertiser  

Years of publication: 184? to 185?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13777336

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eutaw Whig And Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050257

 
  Greene County Democrat  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9238773

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Greene County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044807

 
  Greene County Independent  

Years of publication: 198? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15580838

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Catalog Card for the Greene County Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050128

 
  The Alabama Whig  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10954507

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023480

 
  The Eutaw Mirror  

The first year of publication was in 1879, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12318678

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Mirror

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044806

 
  The Eutaw Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1864 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11027206

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Eutaw Whig And Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023481

 
  The Independent Observer  

Years of publication: 1855 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12430832

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044872

 
  The Whig And Observer  

Years of publication: 1862 to 1864

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13779288

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whig And Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050258


Published In Livingston [Sumter County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Gainesville)

 
  Our Southern Home  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1961

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18341191

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Our Southern Home

Holdings for: LCCN SN89050012

 
  Sumter County Whig  

Years of publication: 1841 to 1856

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11031844

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sumter County Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023519

 
  Sumter Gazette  

Years of publication: 183? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12130930

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sumter Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044718

 
  The Home-Record  

Years of publication: 196? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11832221

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Home-Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044732

 
  The Livingston Journal  

Years of publication: 186? to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10989551

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Livingston Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023517

 
  The Livingston Messenger  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10892304

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Livingston Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023518

 
  The Sumter County Sun  

Years of publication: 1889 to 1913

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699082

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sumter County Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050075

 
  The Sumter Democrat  

Years of publication: 1851 to 185?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699539

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sumter Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050079

 
  The Weekly Messenger  

Years of publication: 1856 to 185?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17693160

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050078

 
  Voice Of Sumter  

Years of publication: 1836 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10892349

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Voice Of Sumter

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023520


Published In Scooba (MS) [Kemper County (MS)]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Kemper Herald  

Years of publication: 1875 to 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16308320

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kemper Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87065599

 
  The Kemper Leader  

Years of publication: 191? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17375278

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kemper Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN88067194


Published In Forkland [Greene County]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Gainesville)

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1890 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283416

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050370

 
  The Forkland Progress  

Years of publication: 1900 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14283479

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Forkland Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050371


Published In Aliceville [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Gainesville)

 
  The Aliceville Times  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17010944

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Aliceville Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050374


Published In York [Sumter County]    [Map]  

(About 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Gainesville)

 
  Sumter County Journal  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19260189

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sumter County Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN89050011

 
  The York Herald  

Years of publication: 1910 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699617

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The York Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050084

 
  The York Press  

Years of publication: 1917 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699569

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The York Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050081

 
  The York Weekly Press  

Years of publication: 1913 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17699557

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The York Weekly Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050080

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Gainesville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gainesville) 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 Gainesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gainesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gainesville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8149, Longitude: -88.1608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gainesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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