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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Portsmouth 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 40 papers that were published in the immediate area of Portsmouth. In addition, the list contains another 160 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Portsmouth. In total, we've identified 200 papers within 5 miles [8 km]<1> of Portsmouth.

This page contains two sections:

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 Portsmouth.  

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.

Newspapers Published In Portsmouth ...

We know of 40 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Portsmouth:

  Black Net Working  

Years of publication: 198? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 46398618

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Black Net Working

Holdings for: LCCN SN2001062401

 
  Chronicle And Old Dominion  

Years of publication: 1843 to 1845

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944811

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Chronicle And Old Dominion

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071752

 
  Clay Banner, And Commercial And Naval Intelligencer  

Published in 1842

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944745

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Clay Banner, And Commercial And Naval Intelligencer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071749

 
  Commercial Chronicle, And The Portsmouth And Norfolk Tri-Weekly Old Dominion  

Years of publication: 1839 to 1843

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944785

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Commercial Chronicle, And The Portsmouth And Norfolk Tri-Weekly Old Dominion

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071751

 
  Commercial Chronicle  

Published in 1839

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944761

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Commercial Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071750

 
  Daily District Whig, And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth  

Years of publication: 185? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12784062

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Daily District Whig, And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034398

 
  Daily Transcript  

Years of publication: 18?? to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11897820

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Daily Transcript

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025803

 
  Diocesan Journal : The Missionary Organ Of The Diocese Of Southern Virginia  

Years of publication: 1894 to ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34777399

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Diocesan Journal : The Missionary Organ Of The Diocese Of Southern Virginia

Holdings for: LCCN SN96094038

 
  District Whig And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12784072

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the District Whig And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034397

 
  Old Dominion  

Years of publication: 1838 to 1846

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11886020

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Old Dominion

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025714

 
  Portsmouth And Norfolk Commercial Gazette  

Years of publication: 1833 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944860

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portsmouth And Norfolk Commercial Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071756

 
  Portsmouth Daily Times  

Years of publication: 1877 to 1888

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31277139

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portsmouth Daily Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059428

 
  Portsmouth Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1873 to 1888

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11892993

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portsmouth Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025753

 
  Portsmouth Republican And Virginia Commercial Gazette  

Years of publication: 1829 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14038874

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portsmouth Republican And Virginia Commercial Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071805

 
  Portsmouth Times  

Years of publication: 1878 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 15927010

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Portsmouth Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN87090557

 
  Public Index  

Years of publication: 1844 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944871

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Public Index

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071757

 
  Republican And Weekly Times  

Years of publication: 1839 to 1840

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14038958

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Republican And Weekly Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071807

 
  S.A.L.magundi  

The first year of publication was in 1895, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12641082

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the S.A.L.magundi

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079598

 
  Southern Virginia Churchman : The Official Organ Of The Diocese Of Southern Virginia  

Published in 1894

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34270903

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Virginia Churchman : The Official Organ Of The Diocese Of Southern Virginia

Holdings for: LCCN SN96094019

 
  Southern Whig  

Years of publication: 1843 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14046678

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Southern Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071810

 
  The Chronicle And Old Dominion  

Years of publication: 1847 to 1848

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944837

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chronicle And Old Dominion

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071754

 
  The Clay Banner And Commercial And Naval Intelligencer  

Years of publication: 1842 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34539811

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clay Banner And Commercial And Naval Intelligencer

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096576

 
  The Daily Globe  

Years of publication: 1853 to 1860

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944846

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Globe

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071755

 
  The Daily Pilot  

Years of publication: 1848 to 1851

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14038850

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Pilot

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071804

 
  The Daily Transcript  

Years of publication: 1849 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12817967

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Transcript

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034402

 
  The Daily Transcript  

Years of publication: 186? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32128083

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Transcript

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079058

 
  The Daily Whig And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12784051

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Whig And Commercial Register For The Port Of Norfolk And Portsmouth

Holdings for: LCCN SN85034399

 
  The Independent Daily Messenger  

Years of publication: 1843 to 1844

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10990683

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent Daily Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN84024674

 
  The New Era  

Years of publication: 1845 to 1847

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13944826

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The New Era

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071753

 
  The Portsmouth Star  

Years of publication: 1894 to 1955

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31405640

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Portsmouth Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN94057944

 
  The Portsmouth Times, And Commercial Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1835 to 1839

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34200347

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Portsmouth Times, And Commercial Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN96094014

 
  The Portsmouth Times  

Years of publication: 1981 to 2001

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37041129

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Portsmouth Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN97066010

 
  The Republican  

Years of publication: 1838 to 1839

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14038915

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071806

 
  The Southern Statesman  

Years of publication: 1857 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14046655

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Southern Statesman

Holdings for: LCCN SN86071809

 
  The Star Of Virginia  

The first year of publication was in 1854, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 38851289

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Star Of Virginia

Holdings for: LCCN SN98066008

 
  The Tidewater Times  

Years of publication: 1878 to 1888

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31358195

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Tidewater Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059440

 
  The Virginia Granger  

Years of publication: 1879 to 188?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34536341

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Virginia Granger

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096575

 
  The Weekly Pilot  

Years of publication: 1849 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 21171033

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Pilot

Holdings for: LCCN SN90069159

 
  The Weekly Transcript  

Years of publication: 1857 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11898885

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Transcript

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025809

 
  Times And Republican  

Years of publication: 1840 to 184?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 31320350

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Times And Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN94059435

Newspapers Neighboring Portsmouth ...

The following newspapers were published within 5 miles [8 km] of Portsmouth.

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

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  • Norfolk - 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast

Published In Norfolk [Norfolk City]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast of Portsmouth)

We know of 160 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Norfolk. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Norfolk.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 5 miles [8 km] of Portsmouth. This extended list includes all the papers from Norfolk. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Portsmouth.

Note: The Extended Newspaper Page is quite large and may take extra time to load.  

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Portsmouth: www.ci.portsmouth.va.us/

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


Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portsmouth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8549, Longitude: -76.3547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Portsmouth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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