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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Bridgeport 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 3 papers that were published in the immediate area of Bridgeport. In addition, the list contains another 54 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Bridgeport. In total, we've identified 57 papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Bridgeport.

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 Bridgeport.  

Newspapers Published In Bridgeport ...

We know of 3 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Bridgeport:

  Bridgeport Home And Bargain News  

Years of publication: 1952 to 1954

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877294

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Bridgeport Home And Bargain News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059738

 
  Bridgeport Spotlight  

Years of publication: 1969 to 1971

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877315

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Bridgeport Spotlight

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059740

 
  The Bridgeport News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1969

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877305

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bridgeport News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059739

Newspapers Neighboring Bridgeport ...

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

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

Jump to:

  • Clarksburg - 5 miles [8 km] to the west
  • Shinnston - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest
  • Worthington - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north
  • Fetterman - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east
  • Grafton - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east

Published In Clarksburg [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Bridgeport)

We know of 32 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Clarksburg. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Clarksburg.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Bridgeport. This extended list includes all the papers from Clarksburg. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Bridgeport.  

Published In Shinnston [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Bridgeport)

  The Shinnston News  

Years of publication: 1897 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877341

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Shinnston News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059742


Published In Worthington [Marion County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Worthington News  

Years of publication: 1958 to 196?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032803

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Worthington News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092046


Published In Fetterman [Taylor County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Bridgeport)

 
  The Taylor County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1866 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241162

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Taylor County Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092338

 
  The Taylor County Advertiser  

Years of publication: 186? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13900283

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Taylor County Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092565

 
  Union Vanguard  

Years of publication: 1866 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11065312

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Union Vanguard

Holdings for: LCCN SN84037832


Published In Grafton [Taylor County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Bridgeport)

 
  Central West Virginia Guardian  

Years of publication: 1973 to 1975

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241175

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Central West Virginia Guardian

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092322

 
  Grafton Daily Republican  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1910

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241202

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Daily Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092325

 
  Grafton Daily Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1975

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241211

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Daily Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092326

 
  Grafton Eagle-Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241149

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Eagle-Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092328

 
  Grafton Leader  

Years of publication: 1889 to 1921

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241223

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092331

 
  Grafton Press---and The Belington Progressive  

Years of publication: 1927 to 1930

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13260827

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Press---and The Belington Progressive

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092332

 
  Grafton Press  

Years of publication: 1930 to 1934

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13260779

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092347

 
  Grafton Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1870 to 1887

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10679016

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026799

 
  Grafton Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1945

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241157

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grafton Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092329

 
  Standard Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1886 to 1887

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241257

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Standard Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092336

 
  The Grafton Daily News  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241190

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grafton Daily News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092324

 
  The Grafton Eagle  

Years of publication: 1878 to 1887

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241147

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grafton Eagle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092327

 
  The Grafton News  

Years of publication: 1934 to 1974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241263

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grafton News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092334

 
  The Grafton Standard  

Years of publication: 1884 to 1886

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241253

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grafton Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092335

 
  The Grafton Weekly Times  

Years of publication: 1874 to 1875

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32881295

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Grafton Weekly Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN95068630

 
  The Mountain Statesman  

Years of publication: 1975 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8852246

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mountain Statesman

Holdings for: LCCN SN82007229

 
  The West Virginia Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1868 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241267

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092337

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About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


The official website for Bridgeport: www.bridgeportwv.com/

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

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


Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bridgeport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bridgeport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgeport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3003, Longitude: -80.2476     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bridgeport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 24 Sep 2018
By John Hall