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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Afton 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 Afton. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Afton. Our list contains 32 papers that were published within 50 miles [80.5 km]<1> of Afton.

Newspapers Neighboring Afton ...

The following newspapers were published within 50 miles [80.5 km] of Afton.

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

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  • Roaring Springs - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north
  • Matador - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the north
  • Spur - 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south
  • Crosbyton - 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west
  • Floydada - 33 miles [53.1 km] to the northwest
  • Paducah - 34 miles [54.7 km] to the northeast
  • Della Plain - 35 miles [56.3 km] to the northwest
  • Jayton - 38 miles [61.2 km] to the south
  • Lorenzo - 41 miles [66 km] to the west
  • South Plains - 42 miles [67.6 km] to the northwest
  • Lockney - 43 miles [69.2 km] to the northwest
  • Turkey - 43 miles [69.2 km] to the north
  • Idalou - 50 miles [80.5 km] to the west

Published In Roaring Springs [Motley County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Afton)

  Roaring Springs News  

Years of publication: 1927 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14206221

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Roaring Springs News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088809


Published In Matador [Motley County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Matador Tribune  

Years of publication: 1931 to 1986

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14206394

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Matador Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088808

 
  Motley Co. Tribune  

Years of publication: 1986 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15212573

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Motley Co. Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089043

 
  The Matador Gusher  

Years of publication: 1919 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13919039

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Catalog Card for The Matador Gusher

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088023

 
  The Motley County News  

Years of publication: 1918 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14206655

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Motley County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088824


Published In Spur [Dickens County]    [Map]  

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Afton)

 
  Dickens Co. Times  

Years of publication: 1924 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14081194

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Dickens Co. Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088457

 
  The Texas Spur And Dickens Item  

Years of publication: 1915 to 1943

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13913158

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Texas Spur And Dickens Item

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088012

 
  The Texas Spur  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1915

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14375610

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Texas Spur

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089653

 
  The Texas Spur  

Years of publication: 1943 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14375790

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Texas Spur

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089669


Published In Crosbyton [Crosby County]    [Map]  

(About 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Afton)

 
  Crosby County News And The Crosbyton Review  

Years of publication: 1986 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15681035

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Crosby County News And The Crosbyton Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN87090223

 
  The Crosbyton Review  

Years of publication: 1909 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14077650

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Crosbyton Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088461


Published In Floydada [Floyd County]    [Map]  

(About 33 miles [53.1 km] to the northwest of Afton)

 
  Floyd County Times  

The first year of publication was in 1891, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14708414

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Floyd County Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089925

 
  The Floyd County Hesperian  

Years of publication: 190? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14106399

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Catalog Card for The Floyd County Hesperian

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088465

 
  The Floyd County Plainsman  

Years of publication: 1929 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14106110

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Floyd County Plainsman

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088467

 
  The Hesperian Gazette  

The first year of publication was in 1896, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14106559

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hesperian Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088464


Published In Paducah [Cottle County]    [Map]  

(About 34 miles [54.7 km] to the northeast of Afton)

 
  Paducah Times  

Years of publication: 1902 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13917258

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Paducah Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088016

 
  The Paducah Post  

Years of publication: 190? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13698558

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Paducah Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN86064235


Published In Della Plain [Floyd County]    [Map]  

(About 35 miles [56.3 km] to the northwest of Afton)

 
  The Della Plain Review  

Years of publication: 188? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16846842

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Della Plain Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN87091000


Published In Jayton [Kent County]    [Map]  

(About 38 miles [61.2 km] to the south of Afton)

 
  The Banner Of Love  

Years of publication: 199? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24767974

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Banner Of Love

Holdings for: LCCN SN91072538

 
  The Jayton Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1921 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14353798

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jayton Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089616

 
  The Jayton Herald  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24767952

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jayton Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN91072537


Published In Lorenzo [Crosby County]    [Map]  

(About 41 miles [66 km] to the west of Afton)

 
  Lorenzo Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1916 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13922555

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lorenzo Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088036

 
  The Crosby County Reporter-Examiner  

Years of publication: 200? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 48244227

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Crosby County Reporter-Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN 2001215667

 
  The Lorenzo Examiner  

Years of publication: 1986 to 200?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15680537

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lorenzo Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN87090218

 
  The Lorenzo Leader  

Years of publication: 1968 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15680467

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lorenzo Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN87090217

 
  The Lorenzo Tribune  

Years of publication: 1916 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14198377

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lorenzo Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088827


Published In South Plains [Floyd County]    [Map]  

(About 42 miles [67.6 km] to the northwest of Afton)

 
  South Plains Sun  

Years of publication: 1927 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14362967

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the South Plains Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089431


Published In Lockney [Floyd County]    [Map]  

(About 43 miles [69.2 km] to the northwest of Afton)

 
  The Lockney Beacon  

Years of publication: 1903 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14195939

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lockney Beacon

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088818

 
  The Lockney Ledger  

The first year of publication was in 1898, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13885660

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lockney Ledger

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088008


Published In Turkey [Hall County]    [Map]  

(About 43 miles [69.2 km] to the north of Afton)

 
  The Turkey Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1926 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14292198

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Turkey Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089118


Published In Idalou [Lubbock County]    [Map]  

(About 50 miles [80.5 km] to the west of Afton)

 
  The Idalou Beacon  

Years of publication: 1951 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14175931

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Idalou Beacon

Holdings for: LCCN SN86088767

 
  The Idalou Echo  

Years of publication: 1925 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14289500

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Idalou Echo

Holdings for: LCCN SN86089362

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Afton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Afton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7629, Longitude: -100.8168     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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