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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Overton 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 Overton. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Overton. Our list contains 187 papers that were published within 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> of Overton.

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 Overton.  

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.

Newspapers Neighboring Overton ...

The following newspapers were published within 6 miles [9.7 km] of Overton.

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

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  • Gate City - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest
  • Avondale - 5 miles [8 km] to the west
  • Birmingham - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west
  • Inglenook - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest

Published In Gate City [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of Overton)

  The Humming Bird  

Years of publication: 1892 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12217845

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Humming Bird

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044796


Published In Avondale [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Overton)

 
  The Avondale Budget  

The first year of publication was in 1892, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17671560

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Avondale Budget

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050044

 
  The Silent Eye  

Years of publication: 1901 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14104039

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Silent Eye

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050327


Published In Birmingham [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Overton)

We know of 186 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Birmingham. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Birmingham.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 6 miles [9.7 km] of Overton. This extended list includes all the papers from Birmingham. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Overton.

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.  

Published In Inglenook [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Inglenook Home  

Years of publication: 1913 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17293036

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Inglenook Home

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050412

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5045, Longitude: -86.6897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Overton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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