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Newport News, Virginia

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Newport News 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 20 papers that were published in the immediate area of Newport News. In addition, the list contains another 9 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Newport News. In total, we've identified 29 papers within 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> of Newport News.

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Newspapers Published In Newport News ...

We know of 20 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Newport News:

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    • Chesapeake Bay Defender (from 1941)
    • Chris's Crier (from 1961)
    • Daily Press
    • Daily Press
    • Daily Press (from 1988)
    • Daily Press (from 1896)
    • Evening Telegram (from 1897)
    • Newport News Star
    • Peninsula News (from 1941)
    • The Captain's Log (from 1963)
    • The Evening Times-Herald (from 1902)
    • The Evening Times (from 1900)
    • The Morning Herald (from 1900)
    • The Newport News
    • The Shipbuilder (from 1942)
    • The Star (from 1901)

      • Years of publication:   1901 to 192?
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 32253086
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for The Star
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN95079078
    • The Times-Herald (from 1905)
    • The Times-Herald (from 1901)
    • The Virginian (from 1955)
    • The Wedge

      • The first year of publication was in 188?, with an unknown end date
      • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 34977703
      • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
      • Catalog Card for The Wedge
      • Holdings for:   LCCN SN96095041

Newspapers Neighboring Newport News ...

The following newspapers were published within 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> of Newport News.

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

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    • Published In Hampton [Hampton City] ...
    • Published In Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] ...
      • The Smithfield Times (from 1920)
      • The Smithfield Times (from 1998)
      • The Times (from 1985)

        • Years of publication:   1985 to 1998
        • Locate a copy thru WorldCat:   OCLC 30041158
        • Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:
        • Catalog Card for The Times
        • Holdings for:   LCCN SN99066804

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newport News) 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 Newport News. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newport News

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport News. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0626, Longitude: -76.5080     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Newport News have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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