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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Leighton 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 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Leighton. In addition, the list contains another 38 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Leighton. In total, we've identified 39 papers within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Leighton.

This page contains two sections:

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 Leighton.  

Newspapers Published In Leighton ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Leighton area:

The Leighton News

Years of publication: 1890 to 1916.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8115768

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Leighton News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044972

Newspapers Neighboring Leighton ...

The following newspapers were published within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Leighton.

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

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Published In Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Leighton   [Map])

Muscle Shoals Morning Sun

Years of publication: 195? to ????.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12725334

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Muscle Shoals Morning Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045030


Muscle Shoals News

Years of publication: 1933 to 19??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12605034

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Muscle Shoals News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044973


The Muscle Shoals Cyanamid News

The first year of publication was in 1918, with an unknown end date.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12605178

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Muscle Shoals Cyanamid News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044974


Published In Town Creek [Lawrence County]

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east of Leighton   [Map])


The Town Creek Booster & The Leighton News

Years of publication: 1916 to 19??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12725441

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Town Creek Booster & The Leighton News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045032


The Town Creek Dispatch

Years of publication: 193? to 19??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14995365

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Town Creek Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050465


Published In Sheffield [Colbert County]

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Leighton   [Map])


Sheffield Daily Enterprise

Years of publication: 1888 to 189?.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991805

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Daily Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050190


Sheffield Enterprise

Years of publication: 1887 to 1888.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991774

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050188


Sheffield Weekly Enterprise

The first year of publication was in 1888, with an unknown end date.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15991789

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Sheffield Weekly Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050189


Standard & Times

Years of publication: 1939 to 19??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12619178

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Catalog Card for the Standard & Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044979


The Reaper

Years of publication: 1891 to 1905.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12690321

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reaper

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045005


The Sheffield Clarion

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16351466

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Clarion

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050258


The Sheffield Reaper

Years of publication: 1905 to 191?.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343269

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Reaper

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045006


The Sheffield Record

Years of publication: 1897 to 1898.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9191354

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Catalog Card for The Sheffield Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050267


The Sheffield Standard

Years of publication: 1898 to 1939.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9343236

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044978


The Sheffield Standard

Years of publication: 189? to 1897.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18077372

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sheffield Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050110


The Tri-Cities Daily

Years of publication: 1907 to 1967.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12659151

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tri-Cities Daily

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044993


Published In Tuscumbia [Colbert County]

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Leighton   [Map])

We know of 27 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Tuscumbia. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Tuscumbia.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Leighton. This extended list includes all the papers from Tuscumbia. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Leighton  


Published In Courtland [Lawrence County]

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Leighton   [Map])


Courtland Herald

Years of publication: 182? to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10941699

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Courtland Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023464


Friend Of The Labourer

Years of publication: 187? to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12096744

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Friend Of The Labourer

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044674


Lawrence County News

Years of publication: 1901 to 1902.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15050163

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lawrence County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050002


Lawrence County Sentinel

Years of publication: 1882 to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16768341

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lawrence County Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050310


The Courtland Enterprise

Years of publication: 1894 to 190?.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14993420

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Courtland Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050459


The Lawrence County Times And The Moulton Advertiser

Years of publication: 1923 to 19??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14994439

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lawrence County Times And The Moulton Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050462


Wide-A-Wake Sentinel

Years of publication: 1881 to 1882.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12130975

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wide-A-Wake Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044712


Published In Florence [Lauderdale County]

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of Leighton   [Map])

We know of 38 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Florence. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Florence.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Leighton. This extended list includes all the papers from Florence. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Leighton  

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Leighton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Leighton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leighton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6986, Longitude: -87.5291     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Leighton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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