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Introduction ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of South Padre Island.

Our newspaper information for South Padre Island 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 South Padre Island. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding South Padre Island. Our list contains 62 papers that were published within 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> of South Padre Island.

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 South Padre Island.  

Newspapers Neighboring South Padre Island ...

The following newspapers were published within 33 miles [53.1 km] of South Padre Island.

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

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Published In Port Isabel [Cameron County]

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of South Padre Island   [Map])

Port Isabel Press

Years of publication:   1949 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14634001

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Port Isabel Press

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089999


Port Isabel South Padre Island Press

Years of publication:   1974 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13363610

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Port Isabel South Padre Island Press

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083814


Published In Brownsville [Cameron County]

(About 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of South Padre Island   [Map])

We know of 54 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Brownsville. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Brownsville.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 33 miles [53.1 km] of South Padre Island. This extended list includes all the papers from Brownsville. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for South Padre Island  


Published In San Benito [Cameron County]

(About 29 miles [46.7 km] to the west of South Padre Island   [Map])


News-Journal

Years of publication:   19?? to 1946

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18114988

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the News-Journal

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083789


San Benito Daily Light

Years of publication:   1917 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18075865

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the San Benito Daily Light

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083712


San Benito Light

Years of publication:   19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14758758

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the San Benito Light

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090099


The San Benito News

Years of publication:   1946 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 14868547

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The San Benito News

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86090258


The Valley Farmer

Years of publication:   1909 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13685109

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Valley Farmer

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86064237


Published In Harlingen [Cameron County]

(About 33 miles [53.1 km] to the west of South Padre Island   [Map])


Harlingen Press

Years of publication:   19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 18062181

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Harlingen Press

Holdings for:   LCCN SN88083694


The Harlingen Star

Years of publication:   1909 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13696205

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Harlingen Star

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86064212


Valley Morning Star

Years of publication:   1929 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 13042873

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Valley Morning Star

Holdings for:   LCCN SN86089647

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The official website for Chronicling America


The official website for South Padre Island: www.town.south-padre-island.tx.us/

The official website for Cameron County: www.co.cameron.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- South Padre Island) 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 South Padre Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Padre Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Padre Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1110, Longitude: -97.1681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Padre Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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