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The location of Polk









Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Polk 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 Polk. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Polk. Our list contains 37 papers that were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> of Polk

We don't know of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Polk. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Polk. Our list contains 37 papers that were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> of Polk.

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 Polk.  

Newspapers Neighboring Polk ...

The following newspapers were published within 14 miles [22.5 km] of Polk.

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

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Published In Ravenswood [Jackson County]

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south of Polk   [Map])

The Jackson Bugle

Years of publication: 1883 to 1894.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13091014

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jackson Bugle

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092194


The Jackson County News

Years of publication: 1873 to 1879.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10688657

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Jackson County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026818


The Ravenswood News

Years of publication: 1879 to current.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12889775

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ravenswood News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059769


Published In New Haven [Mason County]

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest of Polk   [Map])


The New Haven News

Years of publication: 1938 to 1945.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13088110

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The New Haven News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092110


Published In Pomeroy (OH) [Meigs County (OH)]

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Polk   [Map])

We know of 26 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Pomeroy. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Pomeroy.

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Published In Cottageville [Jackson County]

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south of Polk   [Map])


The Cottageville Weekly Journal

Years of publication: 1867 to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12920581

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cottageville Weekly Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059767


Published In Torch (OH) [Athens County (OH)]

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Polk   [Map])


The Torch Light

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20764394

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Torch Light

Holdings for: LCCN SN89076199


Published In Clifton [Mason County]

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the west of Polk   [Map])


West Virginia Radical

The first year of publication was in 1881, with an unknown end date.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 29692172

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Virginia Radical

Holdings for: LCCN SN94058002


Published In Middleport (OH) [Meigs County (OH)]

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Polk   [Map])


Meigs County Press

Years of publication: 1867 to 1871.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16932826

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Meigs County Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075177


Meigs County Republican

Years of publication: 1876 to 1894.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11890478

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Meigs County Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85038188


Middleport Review

Years of publication: 193? to 1948.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20783387

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Middleport Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN89076213


Republican-Herald

Years of publication: 1894 to 1902.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16933037

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Republican-Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075181


The Herald

Years of publication: 1885 to 1894.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16932829

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075178


The Meigs County Herald

Years of publication: 1876 to 1885.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16932834

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Meigs County Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075179


The Meigs County News

Years of publication: 1871 to 1876.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11890475

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Meigs County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85038187


The Republican

Years of publication: 1902 to 1918.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 16932838

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075180

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Polk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0512, Longitude: -81.7962     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Polk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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