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The location of Big Sand Cemetery









Local Newspapers for the Big Sand Cemetery ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of the Big Sand Cemetery.

Our newspaper information for the Big Sand Cemetery is based on data supplied by the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained some surprises.


The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of the Big Sand Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Big Sand Cemetery.

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  • Floyd - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east
  • Radford - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north
  • Christiansburg - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast
  • Pulaski - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest
  • Hillsville - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest

Published In Floyd   [Floyd County]     [Map]  

Floyd is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of the Big Sand Cemetery

The following paper was published in Floyd. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Floyd Press

- Published 1891 to the present

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Floyd.

Published In Radford   [Radford City]     [Map]  

Radford is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of the Big Sand Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Radford. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Montgomery Democrat

- Published 1886 to 1891

Radford Advance

- Published 1891 to 1912

Radford Enterprise

- Published 1890 to 1892

The Journal Weekly

- Published 1977 to 197?

The News Journal

- Published 19?? to 1993

The Radford Messenger

- Published 1978 to 1983

The Valley Voice

- Published 1974 to 197?

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Radford.

Published In Christiansburg   [Montgomery County]     [Map]  

Christiansburg is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast of the Big Sand Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Christiansburg. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Montgomery Messenger

- Published 1869 to 1931

Montgomery News Messenger

- Published 1931 to 1967

Montgomery News

- Published 1924 to 1931

New Star

- Published 1860 to 18??

Radford News Journal

- Published 1995 to the present

The News Messenger

- Published 1995 to the present

The News

- Published 1993 to 1995

The Southwest

- Published 1867 to 1869

The Star And Herald

- Published 18?? to 1860

The Weekly Herald

- Published 1854 to 18??

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Christiansburg.

Published In Pulaski   [Pulaski County]     [Map]  

Pulaski is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of the Big Sand Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Pulaski. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The News-Review

- Published 1892 to 1909

The Southwest Times And News-Review

- Published 1909 to 1922

The Southwest Times

- Published 1922 to the present

The Southwest Times

- Published 1906 to 1909

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Pulaski.

Published In Hillsville   [Carroll County]     [Map]  

Hillsville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of the Big Sand Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Hillsville. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Carroll Weekly News

- Published 1870 to 1875

Hillsville Virginian

- Published 1871 to 1894

The Carroll News

- Published 1920 to the present

The Hillsville News

- Published 1894 to ????

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Hillsville.

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The official website for Floyd County: www.fin.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Big Sand Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9360, Longitude: -80.5301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Big Sand Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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