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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Gretna 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 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Gretna. In addition, the list contains another 13 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Gretna. In total, we've identified 14 papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Gretna.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Gretna ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Gretna area:

  The Parrot  

Years of publication: 193? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 48778292

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Parrot

Holdings for: LCCN SN2001062681

Newspapers Neighboring Gretna ...

The following newspapers were published within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Gretna.

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

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  • Chatham - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south
  • Hurt - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north
  • Altavista - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north
  • Spring Garden - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south

Published In Chatham [Pittsylvania County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Gretna)

  Pittsylvania Courier  

Years of publication: 1927 to 1933

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12864167

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pittsylvania Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85038629

 
  Pittsylvania Tribune And The Chatham Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1935 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 40306692

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pittsylvania Tribune And The Chatham Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN98068275

 
  Star-Tribune  

Years of publication: 1952 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 29741683

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Star-Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN94002517

 
  The Daily Spy  

Years of publication: 1906 to 1908

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32280546

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Spy

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079106

 
  The Pittsylvania Star  

Years of publication: 1944 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 40279160

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pittsylvania Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN98068264

 
  The Pittsylvania Times  

Years of publication: 1927 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32280316

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pittsylvania Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079101

 
  The Pittsylvania Tribune  

Years of publication: 1877 to 1919

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10885743

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pittsylvania Tribune

Holdings for: LCCN SN84025982

 
  The Question Mark  

Published in 1939

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 42899916

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Question Mark

Holdings for: LCCN SN99066949

 
  The Tribune-Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1919 to 1935

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 40279111

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tribune-Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN98068250


Published In Hurt [Pittsylvania County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Gretna)

 
  The Gazette  

Years of publication: 19?? to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11544503

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85000006


Published In Altavista [Campbell County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Gretna)

 
  Altavista Journal  

Years of publication: 1909 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14926724

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Altavista Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN94002309

 
  The Tri-County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1924 to 1925

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31395254

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tri-County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN94060128


Published In Spring Garden [Pittsylvania County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Gretna)

 
  Solid Facts  

Years of publication: 1893 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34579243

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Solid Facts

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096582

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Gretna. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pittsylvania County: www.pittgov.org/

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gretna. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9527, Longitude: -79.3622     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gretna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 16 Oct 2018
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