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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 37 papers that were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of Providence.

Newspapers Neighboring Providence ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 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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  • Oakman - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west
  • Patton Junction - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west
  • Cordova - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east
  • Jasper - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north
  • Berry - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the west
  • Carbon Hill - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest
  • Sumiton - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east

Published In Oakman [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west of Providence)

  Oakman Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1911 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187592

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

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

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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

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Catalog Card for The Oakman News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050249


Published In Patton Junction [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west of Providence)

 
  The Patton Pointer  

Years of publication: 189? to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096129

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Catalog Card for The Patton Pointer

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050225


Published In Cordova [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Providence)

 
  Cordova Enterprise  

The first year of publication was in 1898, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111825

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Catalog Card for the Cordova Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050234

 
  The Cordova Herald  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12743427

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Catalog Card for The Cordova Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045051

 
  The Cordova News  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073817

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Catalog Card for The Cordova News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050216

 
  The Walker County Tribune  

Published in 1932

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187639

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Catalog Card for The Walker County Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050248


Published In Jasper [Walker County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Providence)

 
  Daily Mountain Eagle  

Years of publication: 1960 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11793723

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Catalog Card for the Daily Mountain Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN87000283

 
  Eagle Community News  

Years of publication: 196? to 1972

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096212

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Catalog Card for the Eagle Community News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050230

 
  Jasper Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1925 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096188

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Catalog Card for the Jasper Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050229

 
  Mountain Eagle  

Years of publication: 1872 to 1960

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10957992

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Catalog Card for the Mountain Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023514

 
  The Alabama Bugle  

Published in 1901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16074579

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Catalog Card for The Alabama Bugle

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050219

 
  The Golden Light  

The first year of publication was in 1896, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187568

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Catalog Card for The Golden Light

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050245

 
  The Jasper Headlight  

Years of publication: 188? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16074807

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Catalog Card for The Jasper Headlight

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050222

 
  The Protectionist  

Years of publication: 1887 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16074674

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Catalog Card for The Protectionist

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050220

 
  The True Citizen  

Years of publication: 188? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16074961

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Catalog Card for The True Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050223

 
  The Union News  

Years of publication: 1934 to 1950

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096149

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Catalog Card for The Union News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050227

 
  The Walker County News  

Years of publication: 1906 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096137

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Catalog Card for The Walker County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050226

 
  The Weekly Headlight  

Years of publication: 1887 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16074777

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Catalog Card for The Weekly Headlight

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050221

 
  Walker County Record  

The first year of publication was in 1893, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16075000

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Catalog Card for the Walker County Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050224

 
  Walker County Times  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12255596

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Walker County Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044833

 
  Walker County Times  

Years of publication: 1951 to 1960

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16096172

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Catalog Card for the Walker County Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050228

 
  Walker County Tribune  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187618

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Walker County Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050247


Published In Berry [Fayette County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Weekly Recorder  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13657469

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050227


Published In Carbon Hill [Walker County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Carbon Hill Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111373

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Catalog Card for the Carbon Hill Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050231

 
  Carbon Hill Index  

Years of publication: 1924 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16187461

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Catalog Card for the Carbon Hill Index

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050244

 
  Carbon Hill Journal  

Years of publication: 1913 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16068777

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Catalog Card for the Carbon Hill Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050210

 
  Carbon Hill Star  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111607

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Carbon Hill Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050233

 
  Enterprise-Democrat  

Years of publication: 1904 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16111468

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Catalog Card for the Enterprise-Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050232

 
  The Carbon Hill News  

Years of publication: 192? to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12743190

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Carbon Hill News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050211

 
  The Carbon Hill Star  

Years of publication: 1908 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073706

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Carbon Hill Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050214

 
  The Carbon Hill Weekly  

Published in 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073681

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Carbon Hill Weekly

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050213

 
  The Corridor Messenger  

Years of publication: 2007 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 226300653

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Corridor Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN 2008212112

 
  The Weekly Dispatch  

Years of publication: 1889 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16073745

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Dispatch

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050215


Published In Sumiton [Walker County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Journal-Star  

Years of publication: 1965 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19062945

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Journal-Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN89050003

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Providence. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 33.7221, Longitude: -87.3339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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