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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Elon 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 Elon. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Elon. Our list contains 101 papers that were published within 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> of Elon.

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 Elon.  

Newspapers Neighboring Elon ...

The following newspapers were published within 9 miles [14.5 km] of Elon.

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

  • Published In Lynchburg [Lynchburg City] ...
    • We know of 95 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Lynchburg. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Lynchburg
    • We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> of Elon. This extended list includes all the papers from Lynchburg. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Elon
  • Published In Amherst  ...
  • Published In Big Island [Bedford County] ...
    • The Wise-Cracker (from 1936)

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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- Elon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5176, Longitude: -79.1950       In this case, the coordinates for Elon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).


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