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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Bethany is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Bethany. In addition, the list contains another 209 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Bethany. In total, we've identified 210 papers within 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> of Bethany.

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 Bethany.  

Newspapers Published In Bethany ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Bethany area:

  • The Bethany Echo (from 189?)

Newspapers Neighboring Bethany ...

The following newspapers were published within 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> of Bethany.

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

  • Published In Dalton City  ...
    • The Dalton Echo (from 18??)
  • Published In Lovington  ...
    • Lovington Free Press (from 1875)
    • Lovington Reporter (from 1891)
    • The Convention Herald (from 1895)
  • Published In Sullivan  ...
  • Published In Findlay [Shelby County] ...
  • Published In Mount Zion [Macon County] ...
  • Published In Hammond [Piatt County] ...
  • Published In Macon [Macon County] ...
    • The Macon News
    • The Macon Record
      • The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 19??
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for The Macon Record
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN93056010
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 29240661
  • Published In Arthur [Douglas County] ...
  • Published In Moweaqua [Shelby County] ...
  • Published In Cerro Gordo [Piatt County] ...
  • Published In Shelbyville [Shelby County] ...
  • Published In Assumption [Christian County] ...
  • Continue List   (24 more) ...
    • Published In Atwood [Piatt County] ...
      • The Atwood Herald
        • The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in current
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for The Atwood Herald
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN92053170
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 25472196
    • Published In Decatur [Macon County] ...
      • We know of 80 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Decatur. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Decatur
      • We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> of Bethany. This extended list includes all the papers from Decatur. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Bethany
    • Published In Blue Mound [Macon County] ...
      • Blue Mound Leader (from 188?)
      • The Cyclone (from 1883)
        • The first year of publication was in 1883, with an unknown end date
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for The Cyclone
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN90054732
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 22848257
      • The Independent (from 1889)
        • The first year of publication was in 1889, with an unknown end date
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for The Independent
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN90054733
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 22848832
    • Published In Bement [Piatt County] ...
    • Published In Harristown [Macon County] ...
    • Published In Oreana [Macon County] ...
    • Published In Strasburg [Shelby County] ...
    • Published In Tower Hill [Shelby County] ...
    • Published In Forsyth [Macon County] ...
    • Published In Mattoon [Coles County] ...
    • Published In Arcola [Douglas County] ...
    • Published In Argenta [Macon County] ...
      • Argenta Herald (from 1892)
      • The Argenta Hustler (from 1892)
      • The Argenta Register (from 1917)
    • Published In Stonington [Christian County] ...
      • The Stonington Star
    • Published In Ivesdale [Champaign County] ...
      • The Ivesdale Item (from 1893)
      • The Ivesdale News
        • The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 19??
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for The Ivesdale News
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN92053121
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 25188782
      • The Ivesdale News (from 1938)
    • Published In Pana [Christian County] ...
    • Published In Niantic [Macon County] ...
    • Published In Stewardson [Shelby County] ...
      • Stewardson Clipper
        • The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 1989
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for the Stewardson Clipper
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN90054850
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 22830719
    • Published In Tuscola [Douglas County] ...
    • Published In Warrensburg [Macon County] ...
    • Published In Neoga [Cumberland County] ...
      • The Neoga News (from 1876)
    • Published In Cowden [Shelby County] ...
    • Published In Lerna [Coles County] ...
    • Published In Monticello [Piatt County] ...
    • Published In Mount Auburn [Christian County] ...

The official website for Chronicling America

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bethany) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethany. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6446, Longitude: -88.7412       In this case, the coordinates for Bethany have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).









 

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