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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Charles Town 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 7 papers that were published in the immediate area of Charles Town. In addition, the list contains another 24 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Charles Town. In total, we've identified 31 papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Charles Town.

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Newspapers Published In Charles Town ...

We know of 7 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Charles Town:

  Farmers' Repository  

Years of publication: 1808 to 1827

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9612036

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Farmers' Repository

Holdings for: LCCN SN83025563

 
  Spirit Of Jefferson Farmers Advocate  

Years of publication: 1948 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889829

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Spirit Of Jefferson Farmers Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059780

 
  Spirit Of Jefferson  

Years of publication: 1844 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 877977867

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Spirit Of Jefferson

Holdings for: LCCN 2014218286

 
  Spirit Of Jefferson  
Thumbnail for the Sept. 27, 1844 edition of the Spirit Of Jefferson
Sept. 27,
1844

Years of publication: 1844 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 10671636

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: Spirit Of Jefferson

Holdings: LCCN SN84026788

ISSN Number: 2372-5028

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   1903

Scanned issues:

Sept. 27, 1844  to  Dec. 25, 1900

Catalog of available issues

 
  The Comet  

Years of publication: 1922 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889800

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Comet

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059777

 
  The Farmers' Advocate  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889828

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Farmers' Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059779

 
  West Virginia Democrat  

Years of publication: 1885 to 1890

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889820

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Virginia Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059778

Newspapers Neighboring Charles Town ...

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

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

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Published In Ranson [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About Less than 2 miles to the north of Charles Town)

  The Jefferson Republican  

Years of publication: 1943 to 1955

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889808

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jefferson Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059775


Published In Harpers Ferry [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east of Charles Town)

 
  Harper's Ferry Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1887 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889841

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Harper's Ferry Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059784

 
  Harper's Ferry Times  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1907

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889850

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Harper's Ferry Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059785


Published In Shepherdstown [Jefferson County]    [Map]  

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

 
  Eastern Pan-handle  

Years of publication: 1904 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 29538813

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Eastern Pan-handle

Holdings for: LCCN SN93065226

 
  Morgan's Grove Daily  

Years of publication: 188? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 35303127

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Morgan's Grove Daily

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096617

 
  Shepherdstown Independent  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1899

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889786

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Shepherdstown Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059773

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 1906 to 1974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889743

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059804

 
  The Potomac Guardian  

Years of publication: 1979 to 1981

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13048229

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Potomac Guardian

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092090


Published In Berryville (VA) [Clarke County (VA)]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Charles Town)

 
  Berryville Conservator  

Years of publication: 186? to 1862

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12863902

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Berryville Conservator

Holdings for: LCCN SN85038632

 
  Berryville Gazette  

Years of publication: 1856 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13757141

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Berryville Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092542

 
  Clarke Courier  
Thumbnail for the Jan. 4, 1899 edition of the Clarke Courier
Jan. 4,
1899

Years of publication: 1869 to 1997

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 11704653

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: Clarke Courier

Holdings: LCCN SN85025371

ISSN Number: 2157-3328

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   609

Scanned issues:

Jan. 4, 1899  to  Dec. 28, 1910

Catalog of available issues

 
  Clarke Journal And Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1856 to 1859

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13757144

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Clarke Journal And Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092541

 
  Clarke Times-Courier  

Years of publication: 1997 to 2009

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 37628375

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Clarke Times-Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN97066021

 
  The Battletown News  

Years of publication: 190? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 33375914

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Battletown News

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079297

 
  The Chronicle  

Years of publication: 1937 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34186029

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Chronicle

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096510

 
  The Clarke Journal  

Years of publication: 1859 to 1869

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11704718

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clarke Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025372

 
  The Conservator  

Years of publication: 1859 to 1862

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 34186070

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Conservator

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096515

 
  The First Minnesota  

Published in 1862

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11602274

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The First Minnesota

Holdings for: LCCN SN85025195

 
  The Fourth Ohio Times  

Years of publication: 1862 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28706615

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fourth Ohio Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN93058818

 
  The People's Journal  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 32261642

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The People's Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN95079087


Published In Brunswick (MD) [Frederick County (MD)]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Blade-Times  

Years of publication: 1914 to 197?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20432311

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Blade-Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN89060155

 
  The Brunswick Citizen  

Years of publication: 1974 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 22292879

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Brunswick Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN90057271

 
  The Brunswick Herald And Loudoun County, Va., Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1905 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20535331

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Brunswick Herald And Loudoun County, Va., Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN89060221

 
  The Brunswick Herald  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1905

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20535318

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Brunswick Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN89060220

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/

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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Charles Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Charles Town) 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 Charles Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Charles Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charles Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2891, Longitude: -77.8599     [Map].

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