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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Smithville 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 7 papers that were published in the immediate area of Smithville. In addition, the list contains another 60 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Smithville. In total, we've identified 67 papers within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of Smithville.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Smithville ...

We know of 7 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Smithville:

The Bastrop County Times

Years of publication:   1975 to 199?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17969920

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bastrop County Times

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083534


The Smithville Enterprise

Years of publication:   1905 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17941667

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083468


The Smithville Times Enterprise And Transcript

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14868576

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Times Enterprise And Transcript

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090260


The Smithville Times Transcript And Enterprise

Years of publication:   19?? to 1975

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 29409245

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Times Transcript And Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN93068258


The Smithville Times

Years of publication:   199? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 29409250

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Times

Holdings for:   LCCN SN93068259


The Smithville Times

Years of publication:   1894 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14868589

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Times

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090261


The Smithville Transcript

Years of publication:   1896 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14868666

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Smithville Transcript

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090268

Newspapers Neighboring Smithville ...

The following newspapers were published within 30 miles [48.3 km] of Smithville.

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

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  • Bastrop - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest
  • Camp Swift - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Giddings - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast
  • La Grange - 18 miles [29 km] to the east
  • Flatonia - 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south
  • Waelder - 23 miles [37 km] to the south
  • Schulenburg - 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast
  • Elgin - 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest
  • Fayetteville - 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east
  • Lexington - 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north
  • Moulton - 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south
  • Weimar - 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast

Published In Bastrop [Bastrop County]

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest of Smithville   [Map])

Colorado Reveille

Years of publication:   1852 to 1853

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14227270

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Colorado Reveille

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089251


The Bastrop Advertiser And County News

Years of publication:   1980 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13943971

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bastrop Advertiser And County News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088111


The Bastrop Advertiser

Years of publication:   1853 to 1980

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 10127405

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bastrop Advertiser

Holdings for:   LCCN SN83021332


The Bastrop Bee

Years of publication:   1887 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13978533

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bastrop Bee

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088115


The Bastrop Vidette

Years of publication:   1899 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18054794

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bastrop Vidette

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083672


The Camp Swift Baron

Years of publication:   1942 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14072537

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Camp Swift Baron

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088400


Weekly Chronicle

Years of publication:   187? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 16945999

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weekly Chronicle

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87091133


Published In Camp Swift [Bastrop County]

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Smithville   [Map])


Spearhead

Years of publication:   1945 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 15073516

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Spearhead

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090579


Published In Giddings [Lee County]

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast of Smithville   [Map])


Giddings Advocate

Years of publication:   1885 to 1886

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14368978

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Giddings Advocate

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089525


Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt

Years of publication:   1899 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14249874

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089187


Giddings Times And News

Years of publication:   1967 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 15925130

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Giddings Times And News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87090362


Giddings Weekly Tribune

Years of publication:   1874 to 1877

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14369018

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Giddings Weekly Tribune

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089526


Lee County News

Years of publication:   1966 to 1967

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17977886

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lee County News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083560


Lee County Weekly

Years of publication:   1985 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17956036

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lee County Weekly

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083491


The Giddings News

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in 1965

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14219156

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Giddings News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089080


The Giddings Star

Years of publication:   1940 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14249963

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Giddings Star

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089169


The Giddings Times

Years of publication:   1966 to 1967

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17936361

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Giddings Times

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083450


The Giddings Weekly News

Years of publication:   1889 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14219162

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Giddings Weekly News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089081


Weekly Giddings Tribune

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 10260013

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weekly Giddings Tribune

Holdings for:   LCCN SN83021635


Published In La Grange [Fayette County]

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Smithville   [Map])


Fayette County Democrat

Years of publication:   18?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 16725909

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fayette County Democrat

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87090811


Fayette County Record

Years of publication:   1910 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17970076

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fayette County Record

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083536


La Grange Deutsche Zeitung

Years of publication:   1890 to 1926

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14234603

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the La Grange Deutsche Zeitung

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089217


La Grange Intelligencer

Years of publication:   1844 to 1846

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14211412

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the La Grange Intelligencer

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088857


La-Grange Paper

The first year of publication was in 1855, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14206385

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the La-Grange Paper

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088875


Our County Record

Years of publication:   1873 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14369536

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Our County Record

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089459


Slovan

The first year of publication was in 1879, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14634581

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Slovan

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089965


The Far West

Published in 1847

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14211373

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Far West

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088856


The Fayette County New Era

Years of publication:   1872 to 1878

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 10266033

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette County New Era

Holdings for:   LCCN SN84022026


The Fayette County Record

Years of publication:   1873 to 1879

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 10266065

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette County Record

Holdings for:   LCCN SN84022027


The Fayette County Record

Years of publication:   1922 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14209204

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette County Record

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088859


The La Grange Journal

Years of publication:   1880 to 1986

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14209264

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The La Grange Journal

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088871


The LaGrange New Era

Years of publication:   1865 to 1872

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14209359

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The LaGrange New Era

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088872


The Patriot

Years of publication:   1863 to 1865

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 11973808

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Patriot

Holdings for:   LCCN SN85033460


The State Rights Democrat

Years of publication:   1860 to 1870

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14715677

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The State Rights Democrat

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090176


The Texas Monument

Years of publication:   1850 to 1855

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14093439

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Texas Monument

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088509


The True Issue

Years of publication:   1855 to 1865

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13993421

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The True Issue

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088445


Published In Flatonia [Fayette County]

(About 22 miles [35.4 km] to the south of Smithville   [Map])


The Flatonia Argus

Years of publication:   1877 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14219098

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Flatonia Argus

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089089


Published In Waelder [Gonzales County]

(About 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Smithville   [Map])


The Waelder New Era

Years of publication:   1911 to 1945

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14950094

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Waelder New Era

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090364


The Waelder News

Years of publication:   1889 to 1911

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 42439741

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Waelder News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN99062246


Waelder Home Paper

Years of publication:   1946 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17962649

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Waelder Home Paper

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083507


Published In Schulenburg [Fayette County]

(About 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast of Smithville   [Map])


Texas Volksfreund

Years of publication:   19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18503815

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Texas Volksfreund

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88084254


The Schulenburg Argus

Years of publication:   1877 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17946834

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Schulenburg Argus

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083482


The Schulenburg Sticker

Years of publication:   1899 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14074451

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Schulenburg Sticker

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088202


The Sticker

Years of publication:   1893 to 1899

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14918642

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sticker

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090522


Published In Elgin [Bastrop County]

(About 27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest of Smithville   [Map])


Elgin Courier

Years of publication:   196? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17965664

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Elgin Courier

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083517


Pure Democracy

Years of publication:   1921 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14185055

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pure Democracy

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088723


The Elgin Courier And Four County News

Years of publication:   192? to 196?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14283302

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elgin Courier And Four County News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089277


The Elgin Courier

Years of publication:   1890 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14185066

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elgin Courier

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86088724


Published In Fayetteville [Fayette County]

(About 29 miles [46.7 km] to the east of Smithville   [Map])


Fayetteville News

Years of publication:   19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17938531

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fayetteville News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083458


The Fayetteville Fact

Years of publication:   1910 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17938439

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayetteville Fact

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083457


Published In Lexington [Lee County]

(About 29 miles [46.7 km] to the north of Smithville   [Map])


Lexington Community News

Years of publication:   1967 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18400214

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lexington Community News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88084150


The Enterprise

Years of publication:   1920 to 1928

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18037148

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083631


The Lexington Enterprise

Years of publication:   1903 to 1920

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14256800

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lexington Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089228


The Lexington Enterprise

Years of publication:   1928 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17992190

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lexington Enterprise

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083576


Published In Moulton [Lavaca County]

(About 29 miles [46.7 km] to the south of Smithville   [Map])


The Moulton Eagle

Years of publication:   1898 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14509426

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moulton Eagle

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089682


Published In Weimar [Colorado County]

(About 30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast of Smithville   [Map])


The Daily Tribune

Years of publication:   1898 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17947135

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Tribune

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083484


The Weimar Daily Gimlet

Years of publication:   1887 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17964646

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weimar Daily Gimlet

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083513


The Weimar Daily Informer

Years of publication:   18?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 17956689

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weimar Daily Informer

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083497


The Weimar Mercury

Years of publication:   1886 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 16809815

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weimar Mercury

Holdings for:   LCCN SN87090907


Weimar Gimlet

Years of publication:   1885 to 1888

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14256988

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weimar Gimlet

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089227

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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- Smithville) 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 Smithville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smithville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0069, Longitude: -97.1508     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smithville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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