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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Brown 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 Brown. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Brown. Our list contains 48 papers that were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> of Brown.

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 Brown.  

Newspapers Neighboring Brown ...

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

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

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  • Shinnston - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east
  • Clarksburg - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast
  • Mannington - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast
  • Worthington - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast
  • Bridgeport - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast

Published In Shinnston [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Brown)

  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 Clarksburg [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Brown)

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 Brown. 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 Brown.  

Published In Mannington [Marion County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Brown)

 
  Daily Record  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1911

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032762

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Daily Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092038

 
  The Advocate  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032745

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092037

 
  The Evening Leader  

Years of publication: 19?? to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032788

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Evening Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092045

 
  The Evening Telegram  

Years of publication: 1911 to 1920

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032785

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Evening Telegram

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092044

 
  The Mannington Advocate  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1913

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032751

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092039

 
  The Mannington Advocate  

Published in 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13706720

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092558

 
  The Mannington Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1894 to 1913

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032757

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092040

 
  The Mannington News  

Years of publication: 1949 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032765

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092041

 
  The Mannington News  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1899

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13416116

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092479

 
  The Mannington Press  

Years of publication: 1926 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032769

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092042

 
  The Mannington Times  

Years of publication: 1927 to 1953

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032781

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092043

 
  The Mannington Times  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1892

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13709575

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mannington Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092559


Published In Worthington [Marion County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast of Brown)

 
  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 Bridgeport [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Brown)

 
  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

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

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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Brown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3876, Longitude: -80.4609     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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