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Roxboro, North Carolina

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Roxboro 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 8 papers that were published in the immediate area of Roxboro. In addition, the list contains another 32 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Roxboro. In total, we've identified 40 papers within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> of Roxboro.

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 Roxboro.  

Newspapers Published In Roxboro ...

We know of 8 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Roxboro:

  • Person County Courier (from 1885)
  • Person County Times (from 1929)
  • The Courier-Times (from 1943)
  • The Courier (from 1896)
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...

Newspapers Neighboring Roxboro ...

The following newspapers were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> of Roxboro.

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

  • Published In Berea [Granville County] ...
    • Berea Gazette (from 1876)
      • The first year of publication was in 1876, with an unknown end date
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 20665745
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for the Berea Gazette
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN91068278
  • Published In Milton [Caswell County] ...
  • Published In Yanceyville [Caswell County] ...
  • Published In Hillsborough [Orange County] ...
  • Published In Oxford [Granville County] ...
    • We know of 27 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Oxford. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Oxford
    • We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> of Roxboro. This extended list includes all the papers from Oxford. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Roxboro
  • Published In South Boston [Halifax County] ...
    • Halifax Gazette (from 1903)
    • News & Record (from 1974)
    • The Gazette-Virginian (from 1963)
    • The News (from 1890)
      • Years of publication:  1890 to 1929
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 34630914
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for The News
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN96094026
    • The South Boston News (from 1929)

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roxboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roxboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoxboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3951, Longitude: -78.9863       In this case, the coordinates for Roxboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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