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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Providence 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 Providence. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Providence. Our list contains 6 papers that were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1> of Providence.

Newspapers Neighboring Providence ...

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

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

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  • Hueytown - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east
  • Oakman - 18 miles [29 km] to the north

Published In Hueytown [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Providence)

  The Citizen  

Years of publication: 19?? to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15714792

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050152

 
  The Citizen  

Published in 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15714912

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Catalog Card for The Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050153


Published In Oakman [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the north of Providence)

 
  Oakman Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1911 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187592

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Catalog Card for the Oakman Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050246

 
  Oakman News  

Years of publication: 1894 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073941

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Catalog Card for the Oakman News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050218

 
  The Alabama Miner  

The first year of publication was in 1899, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111987

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Miner

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050235

 
  The Oakman News  

Years of publication: 1902 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187828

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Oakman News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050249

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Providence. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4529, Longitude: -87.3000     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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