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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Shaw 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 Shaw. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Shaw. Our list contains 41 papers that were published within 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> of Shaw.

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 Shaw.  

Newspapers Neighboring Shaw ...

The following newspapers were published within 21 miles [33.8 km] of Shaw.

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

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  • Millport - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north
  • Kennedy - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast
  • Reform - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast
  • Carrollton - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south
  • Gordo - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast
  • Vernon - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north
  • Columbus (MS) - 18 miles [29 km] to the west
  • Pickensville - 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest

Published In Millport [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Shaw)

  The Gazette  

Years of publication: 1976 to 1979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996424

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050471

 
  The Millport Messenger  

Years of publication: 1931 to 1932

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265243

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Catalog Card for The Millport Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050123

 
  West-Alabama Gazette  

Years of publication: 1980 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996511

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West-Alabama Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050472


Published In Kennedy [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Shaw)

 
  The Kennedy News  

The first year of publication was in 1890, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265152

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kennedy News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050121


Published In Reform [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Shaw)

 
  Pickens County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1975 to 1979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17061268

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050383

 
  The Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1979 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17061529

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050384

 
  The Reform Progress  

Published in 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17022065

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reform Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050385


Published In Carrollton [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Shaw)

 
  Pickens County Herald  

Years of publication: 1986 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15344667

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87000284

 
  Pickens County Herald  

Years of publication: 1904 to 1905

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18288592

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050136

 
  Pickens County News  

Years of publication: 1900 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17022131

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050377

 
  Pickens County Republican  

Years of publication: 1845 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11026894

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens County Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023457

 
  The Alabama Alliance News  

Years of publication: 1893 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17016591

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabama Alliance News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050376

 
  The Alabamian-Herald  

Years of publication: 1905 to 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17016741

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Alabamian-Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050380

 
  The Carrollton Situation  

Years of publication: 1900 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17021953

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Carrollton Situation

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050386

 
  The Pickens County News  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17016486

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pickens County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050375

 
  The Pickens County Press  

Published in 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020774

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pickens County Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050391

 
  The Pickens Republican  

Years of publication: 184? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17019403

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pickens Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050382

 
  The West Alabamian  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17016926

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Alabamian

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050378

 
  West Alabamian  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1905

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12705167

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Alabamian

Holdings for: LCCN SN87090228


Published In Gordo [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast of Shaw)

 
  Pickens Progressive Age  

Years of publication: 19?? to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17019877

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickens Progressive Age

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050381

 
  The Gordo Enterprise  

Years of publication: 189? to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020854

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gordo Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050387

 
  The Gordo Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1901 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020899

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gordo Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050388


Published In Vernon [Lamar County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north of Shaw)

 
  The Lamar Democrat And The Sulligent News  

Years of publication: 1952 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996314

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar Democrat And The Sulligent News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050470

 
  The Lamar Democrat  

Years of publication: 1896 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996240

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050469

 
  The Lamar News  

The first year of publication was in 188?, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265206

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lamar News

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050122

 
  The Vernon Clipper  

Years of publication: 187? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18265701

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Clipper

Holdings for: LCCN SN88050128

 
  The Vernon Courier  

Years of publication: 1886 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14996549

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN86050473

 
  The Vernon Pioneer  

Years of publication: 1875 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11035709

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Vernon Pioneer

Holdings for: LCCN SN84023616


Published In Columbus (MS) [Lowndes County (MS)]    [Map]  

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Shaw)

We know of 37 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Columbus. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Columbus.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 21 miles [33.8 km] of Shaw. This extended list includes all the papers from Columbus. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Shaw.  

Published In Pickensville [Pickens County]    [Map]  

(About 21 miles [33.8 km] to the southwest of Shaw)

 
  Pickensville Register  

Years of publication: 1840 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020311

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pickensville Register

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050392

 
  South Alabamian  

Published in 1839

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2683765

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the South Alabamian

Holdings for: LCCN SN86062023

 
  The Pickensville Courier  

Years of publication: 18?? to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020084

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pickensville Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050393

 
  The Pickensville Journal  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17020821

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pickensville Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN87050389

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5065, Longitude: -88.0942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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