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(Mercer County, West Virginia)


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Local Newspapers for the Butt Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Butt Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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

Our newspaper information for the Butt Cemetery is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained a some surprises.

Newspapers Neighboring the Butt Cemetery ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km]<2> of the Butt Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Butt Cemetery.

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  • Bluefield - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast
  • Matoaka - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north
  • Princeton - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east
  • Keystone - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest
  • Tazewell (VA) - 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest
  • Welch - 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest

Published In Bluefield   [Mercer County]     [Map]  

Bluefield is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of the Butt Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Bluefield. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph   (Published 1893 to the present)

Bluefield Evening Leader   (Published 1906 to 1911)

Bluefield Sunset News The Times-Leader   (Published 1926 to 1957)

Mountain Mirror   (Published 1951 to 1953)

Sunset News-Observer   (Published 1957 to 1972)

The Sunday Telegraph   (Published in 1897)

Twin City Advance And Mercer Recorder   (Published 1932 to 194?)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Bluefield.


Published In Matoaka   [Mercer County]     [Map]  

Matoaka is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of the Butt Cemetery

The following paper was published in Matoaka. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Mercer Recorder   (Published 1921 to 1934)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Matoaka.


Published In Princeton   [Mercer County]     [Map]  

Princeton is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of the Butt Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Princeton. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Princeton Daily Times   (Published 1962 to 1964)

Princeton Gazette   (Published 1912 to 19??)

Princeton Observer   (Published 1927 to 1957)

Princeton Progress   (Published 1910 to 1916)

The Evening Press   (Published 1917 to 1927)

The Mercer Progress   (Published 1916 to 192?)

The Mercer Republican   (Published 190? to 1912)

The Princeton Journal   (Published 1879 to 1902)

The Princeton Journal   (Published 1903 to 1917)

The Princeton News   (Published 1927 to 1932)

The Princeton Press   (Published 1913 to 1917)

The Princeton Times   (Published 1961 to 1962)

The Princeton Times   (Published 1964 to the present)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Princeton.


Published In Keystone   [McDowell County]     [Map]  

Keystone is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest of the Butt Cemetery

The following paper was published in Keystone. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The McDowell Times   (Published 1904 to 1941)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Keystone.


Published In Tazewell (VA)   [Tazewell County (VA)]     [Map]  

Tazewell (VA) is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of the Butt Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Tazewell (VA). Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Daily Republican   (Published in 1897)

Mountain Index   (Published 1886 to 1888)

Tazewell Republican   (Published 1892 to 1919)
          - Scanned copies are available on-line

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Tazewell (VA).


Published In Welch   [McDowell County]     [Map]  

Welch is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of the Butt Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Welch. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

McDowell Recorder   (Published 1890 to 1943)

The McDowell Republican   (Published 1912 to 19??)

The Welch Daily News   (Published 1923 to 2002)

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Welch.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3126, Longitude: -81.2834     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Butt Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Butt Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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