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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Mertz 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 Mertz. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Mertz. Our list contains 45 papers that were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> of Mertz.

Newspapers Neighboring Mertz ...

The following newspapers were published within 20 miles [32.2 km] of Mertz.

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

Jump to:

  • Eoline - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast
  • Centreville - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east
  • Moundville - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Greensboro - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest
  • Marion - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south
  • West Blocton - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast

Published In Eoline [Bibb County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Mertz)

  Eoline Messenger  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12404615

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eoline Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044859


Published In Centreville [Bibb County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Mertz)

 
  Blade Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12404548

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Catalog Card for the Blade Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044858

 
  Centreville Enterprise  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12719762

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Catalog Card for the Centreville Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045024

 
  People's Reflector  

Published in 1892

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12368239

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Catalog Card for the People's Reflector

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044816

 
  The Central Enquirer  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10963111

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Catalog Card for The Central Enquirer

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023459

 
  The Centreville Press  

Years of publication: 189? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11780029

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Catalog Card for The Centreville Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044579

 
  The County Press  

Years of publication: 189? to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12067902

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Catalog Card for The County Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044578


Published In Moundville [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Mertz)

 
  The Hale County News  

Years of publication: 1930 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122026

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Catalog Card for The Hale County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050350

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1964 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880333

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Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044548

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122196

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Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050344

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1963

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14515907

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Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050388

 
  The Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17544465

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Catalog Card for The Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050033

 
  The Northporter And Moundville News  

Years of publication: 1963 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11880321

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Catalog Card for The Northporter And Moundville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044547


Published In Greensboro [Hale County]    [Map]  

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Mertz)

 
  Alabama Beacon  

Years of publication: 1840 to 1912

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683674

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Catalog Card for the Alabama Beacon

Holdings for: LCCN SN84021901

 
  Alabama Sentinel  

Years of publication: 183? to 1836

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14120776

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Catalog Card for the Alabama Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050349

 
  Greensboro Record  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14122117

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Catalog Card for the Greensboro Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050343

 
  Greensboro Watchman  

Years of publication: 1886 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380826

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Catalog Card for the Greensboro Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044915

 
  Hale County Times  

Years of publication: 1976 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121766

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Catalog Card for the Hale County Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050341

 
  Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1943 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14121911

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Catalog Card for the Southern Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050342

 
  The Southern Watchman  

Years of publication: 1876 to 1886

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12380762

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Catalog Card for The Southern Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044914


Published In Marion [Perry County]    [Map]  

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Mertz)

 
  Alabama Baptist Advocate  

Years of publication: 1849 to 1850

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18333827

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Catalog Card for the Alabama Baptist Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN88084038

 
  Marion Commonwealth  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1859

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11804775

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Catalog Card for the Marion Commonwealth

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050085

 
  Marion Herald  

Years of publication: 1839 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2627084

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Catalog Card for the Marion Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86072251

 
  Marion Journal  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17004301

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Catalog Card for the Marion Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050368

 
  Marion Review  

Years of publication: 184? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12126013

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Catalog Card for the Marion Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044715

 
  Marion Standard  

Years of publication: 1881 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17005112

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Catalog Card for the Marion Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050371

 
  Perry Eagle  

Years of publication: 1840 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2710294

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Catalog Card for the Perry Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86072250

 
  Southern Standard  

Years of publication: 1879 to 1881

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17004872

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Catalog Card for the Southern Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050370

 
  The Alabama Baptist  

Years of publication: 1843 to 1849

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19677674

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Catalog Card for The Alabama Baptist

Holdings for: LCCN SN89071264

 
  The Baptist Correspondent  

Years of publication: 18?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12604495

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Catalog Card for The Baptist Correspondent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044990

 
  The Commonwealth  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11990974

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Catalog Card for The Commonwealth

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050086

 
  The Institute Forum  

Years of publication: 190? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12541468

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Catalog Card for The Institute Forum

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044963

 
  The Journal Reporter  

The first year of publication was in 187?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18545605

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Catalog Card for The Journal Reporter

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050195

 
  The Marion American  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21338072

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Catalog Card for The Marion American

Holdings for: LCCN SN90099008

 
  The Marion Commonwealth  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10989619

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Catalog Card for The Marion Commonwealth

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023521

 
  The Marion Commonwealth  

Years of publication: 1884 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13213101

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Catalog Card for The Marion Commonwealth

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050088

 
  The Marion Democrat  

Years of publication: 1897 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17004803

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Catalog Card for The Marion Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050369

 
  The Marion Times-Standard  

Years of publication: 1917 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9140298

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Catalog Card for The Marion Times-Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044908

 
  The Marion Times  

Years of publication: 1911 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17010642

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Catalog Card for The Marion Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050372

 
  The Messenger  

Years of publication: 197? to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17010777

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Catalog Card for The Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050373

 
  The Southern Herald  

Published in 183?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10892408

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Catalog Card for The Southern Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023522

 
  The True Democrat  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1884

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13213014

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Catalog Card for The True Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050087

 
  The Weekly Commonwealth  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12774189

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Catalog Card for The Weekly Commonwealth

Holdings for: LCCN SN85032905

 
  Weekly Marion American  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21337911

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weekly Marion American

Holdings for: LCCN SN90099007


Published In West Blocton [Bibb County]    [Map]  

(About 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Mertz)

 
  The Blocton Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1906 to 1944

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12319677

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blocton Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044809

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mertz. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9054, Longitude: -87.3753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mertz have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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