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

Our newspaper information for Westbrook 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 18 papers that were published in the immediate area of Westbrook. In addition, the list contains another 282 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Westbrook. In total, we've identified 300 papers within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> of Westbrook.

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 Westbrook.  

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.

Newspapers Published In Westbrook ...

We know of 18 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Westbrook:

Newspapers Neighboring Westbrook ...

The following newspapers were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> of Westbrook.

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

  • Published In Gorham  ...
    • Gorham Times (from 1995)
    • The Eastern Boys' Companion (from 1879)
  • Published In Portland  ...
    • We know of 263 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Portland. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Portland
    • We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> of Westbrook. This extended list includes all the papers from Portland. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Westbrook.

      Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load
  • Published In Falmouth  ...
  • Published In Scarborough  ...
  • Published In Buxton Center [York County] ...
  • Published In North Windham  ...
  • Published In Standish  ...
    • The Alethian (from 1903)
  • Published In Cape Elizabeth  ...
    • Cape Courier (from 1988)
    • The Clique (from 1884)
  • Published In Yarmouth  ...
    • Eastern Gazette (from 1886)
      • The first year of publication was in 1886, with an unknown end date
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for the Eastern Gazette
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN97062641
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 36488238
    • Six Towns Times (from 1953)
    • The Shopping Notes (from 1958)
    • The Town Times (from 1939)
    • The Yarmouth Item (from 1883)
    • Yarmouth Shopping Notes (from 1952)

The official website for Chronicling America

The official website for Westbrook:

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The official website for State of Maine:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westbrook) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6932, Longitude: -70.3556       In this case, the coordinates for Westbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).


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