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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Salem 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 Salem. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Salem. Our list contains 52 papers that were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> of Salem.

Newspapers Neighboring Salem ...

The following newspapers were published within 26 miles [41.8 km] of Salem.

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

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  • Cahaba - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east
  • Uniontown - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Marion - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north
  • Thomaston - 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west
  • Camden - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south
  • Benton - 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east

Published In Cahaba [Dallas County]    [Map]  

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

  The American Citizen  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12240273

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Catalog Card for The American Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044733

 
  The Cahaba Gazette  

Years of publication: 1860 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13744895

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Catalog Card for The Cahaba Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050250

 
  The Cahaba Slave-Holder And Bulletin  

Years of publication: 1860 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13193482

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Catalog Card for The Cahaba Slave-Holder And Bulletin

Holdings for: LCCN SN95072002

 
  The Dallas Gazette  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1859

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12618654

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Catalog Card for The Dallas Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85045053


Published In Uniontown [Perry County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Canebrake News  

Years of publication: 1884 to 1886

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16998479

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Catalog Card for the Canebrake News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050362

 
  The Canebrake Herald  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12743058

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Catalog Card for The Canebrake Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050361

 
  The Negro Leader  

Years of publication: 19?? to 1915

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17003390

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Catalog Card for The Negro Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050363

 
  The Uniontown Herald  

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17003561

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Catalog Card for The Uniontown Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050365

 
  The Uniontown News  

Years of publication: 1915 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17003504

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Catalog Card for The Uniontown News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050364

 
  The Uniontown Press  

Years of publication: 1878 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17003723

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Catalog Card for The Uniontown Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050366

 
  Uniontown Press  

Years of publication: 193? to 1943

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17003897

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Catalog Card for the Uniontown Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050367


Published In Marion [Perry County]    [Map]  

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Salem)

 
  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

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

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

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Catalog Card for the Weekly Marion American

Holdings for: LCCN SN90099007


Published In Thomaston [Marengo County]    [Map]  

(About 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Salem)

 
  The Thomaston Post  

Years of publication: 1905 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17276160

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Thomaston Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050403


Published In Camden [Wilcox County]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Salem)

 
  Camden Journal  

Years of publication: 1917 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16507270

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Camden Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050289

 
  The Camden News  

Years of publication: 1912 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16511303

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Camden News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050290

 
  The Camden Republic  

Years of publication: 1850 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14917032

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Catalog Card for The Camden Republic

Holdings for: LCCN SN86090464

 
  The Home Ruler  

Years of publication: 1881 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13941709

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Catalog Card for The Home Ruler

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050335

 
  The Wilcox Times  

Years of publication: 186? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12228208

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wilcox Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044834

 
  The Wilcox Vindicator  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10941664

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Catalog Card for The Wilcox Vindicator

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023456

 
  Wilcox American  

Years of publication: 1976 to 1985

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17859173

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox American

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050103

 
  Wilcox Banner  

Years of publication: 1878 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16511591

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050291

 
  Wilcox Banner  

Years of publication: 1903 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17858694

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050100

 
  Wilcox County News  

Years of publication: 186? to 1868

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16621366

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wilcox County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050301

 
  Wilcox New Era  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16693738

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox New Era

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050304

 
  Wilcox News And Pacificator  

Years of publication: 1868 to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10953761

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox News And Pacificator

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023455

 
  Wilcox Progressive Era  

Years of publication: 1900 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16693875

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox Progressive Era

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050305

 
  Wilcox Progress  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12338935

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Catalog Card for the Wilcox Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN85044924


Published In Benton [Lowndes County]    [Map]  

(About 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Salem)

 
  Benton Watchman  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13802694

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Benton Watchman

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050264

 
  The Weekly Herald  

Years of publication: 185? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13802802

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050265

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salem. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3504, Longitude: -87.2622     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Salem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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