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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Abingdon 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 31 papers that were published in the immediate area of Abingdon. In addition, the list contains another 8 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Abingdon. In total, we've identified 39 papers within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Abingdon.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Abingdon ...

We know of 31 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Abingdon:

  Abingdon Daily Virginian  

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

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30121884

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abingdon Daily Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059304

 
  Abingdon Democrat  

Years of publication: 1856 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13589647

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abingdon Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071518

 
  Abingdon Virginian  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30100038

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abingdon Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059300

 
  Abingdon Weekly Virginian  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1901

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30057027

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Abingdon Weekly Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059301

 
  Daily Abingdon Virginian  

Years of publication: 189? to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21236377

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Daily Abingdon Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069184

 
  Little Tennesseean  

Years of publication: 1840 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21211932

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Little Tennesseean

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069186

 
  South-Western Virginian  

Years of publication: 1839 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11471191

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the South-Western Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038729

 
  Southwest Examiner  

Years of publication: 1885 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21211892

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southwest Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069194

 
  The Abingdon Democrat  

The first year of publication was in 1899, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21616635

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Abingdon Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059302

 
  The Abingdon Standard  

Years of publication: 1882 to 1890

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21236068

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Abingdon Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069213

 
  The Abingdon Trade Journal  

Years of publication: 1882 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21211986

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Abingdon Trade Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069185

 
  The Abingdon Virginian  
Thumbnail for the Oct. 3, 1862 edition of the The Abingdon Virginian
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Years of publication: 1849 to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 10873381

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: The Abingdon Virginian

Holdings: LCCN SN84025980

ISSN Number: 2163-7245

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   86

Scanned issues:

Oct. 3, 1862  to  Dec. 9, 1864

Catalog of available issues

 
  The Banner  

Years of publication: 1841 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11456359

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038701

 
  The Citizen  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21235958

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069187

 
  The Democrat  

Years of publication: 1849 to 1856

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21235863

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069195

 
  The Holston Intelligencer And Abingdon Advertiser  

Years of publication: 180? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21236486

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Holston Intelligencer And Abingdon Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069188

 
  The Jacksonian  

Years of publication: 1843 to 1847

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21236134

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jacksonian

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069192

 
  The Journal-Virginian  

Years of publication: 192? to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21415864

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Journal-Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069228

 
  The People's Friend  

Published in 1839

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11457727

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The People's Friend

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038704

 
  The Political Prospect  

Years of publication: 1811 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21311026

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Political Prospect

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069191

 
  The Standard  

Years of publication: 1876 to 1882

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21311114

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069189

 
  The States-Rightsman  

Years of publication: 1840 to 1841

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21415406

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The States-Rightsman

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069229

 
  The Times  

Published in 1834

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13589841

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071519

 
  The Virginian  

Years of publication: 184? to 1849

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11456194

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038700

 
  The Washington County Forum  

Years of publication: 1935 to 1942

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30492064

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Washington County Forum

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059306

 
  The Washington County Journal, Abingdon Virginian  

Years of publication: 1917 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32436492

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Washington County Journal, Abingdon Virginian

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079136

 
  The Washington Herald  

Years of publication: 1899 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21311243

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Washington Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069190

 
  Virginia Republican  

Years of publication: 1831 to 1834

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11457594

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Virginia Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038703

 
  Virginia Republican  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30207944

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Virginia Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059305

 
  Virginia Statesman  

Years of publication: 1834 to 1838

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11457485

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Virginia Statesman

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038702

 
  Washington County News  

Years of publication: 1948 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 30885004

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Washington County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060098

Newspapers Neighboring Abingdon ...

The following newspapers were published within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Abingdon.

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

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  • Emory - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast
  • Damascus - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast
  • Glade Spring - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast
  • Henderson - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast
  • Lebanon - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest

Published In Emory [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast of Abingdon)

  The Emory Banner  

Years of publication: 1872 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12696823

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Emory Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034353


Published In Damascus [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Abingdon)

 
  The Backbone Star  

Years of publication: 1935 to 1937

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31618967

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Backbone Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060172


Published In Glade Spring [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Abingdon)

 
  The Glade Spring Citizen  

Years of publication: 1886 to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32253115

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Glade Spring Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079085


Published In Henderson [Washington County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast of Abingdon)

 
  Westminster  

Years of publication: 19?? to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 38124124

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Westminster

Holdings for: LCCN SN97066048


Published In Lebanon [Russell County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Abingdon)

 
  Lebanon News  

Years of publication: 1882 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21415664

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Lebanon News

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069227

 
  Russell Progress  

Years of publication: 1874 to 1876

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12033007

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Russell Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN85026099

 
  The Bluegrass Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1931

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32319438

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bluegrass Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079129

 
  The Virginia Protectionist  

Years of publication: 1885 to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31073349

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Virginia Protectionist

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059397

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The official website for Abingdon: www.abingdon.com/

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Abingdon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abingdon) 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 Abingdon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abingdon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abingdon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7087, Longitude: -81.9706     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abingdon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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