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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Port Amherst 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 Port Amherst. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Port Amherst. Our list contains 102 papers that were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> of Port Amherst.

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 Port Amherst.  

Newspapers Neighboring Port Amherst ...

The following newspapers were published within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Port Amherst.

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

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  • Charleston - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest
  • Belle - 5 miles [8 km] to the south
  • Chelyan - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast
  • South Charleston - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west
  • Dunbar - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west
  • Peytona - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest

Published In Charleston [Kanawha County]

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Port Amherst   [Map])

We know of 93 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Charleston. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Charleston.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Port Amherst. This extended list includes all the papers from Charleston. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Port Amherst  


Published In Belle [Kanawha County]

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Port Amherst   [Map])

The Kanawha Citizen

Years of publication: 1950 to 1955.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12898152

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kanawha Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059793


Published In Chelyan [Kanawha County]

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Port Amherst   [Map])


The Cabin Creek Courier

Years of publication: 1937 to 193?.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897803

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cabin Creek Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059786


Published In South Charleston [Kanawha County]

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Port Amherst   [Map])


South Charleston Advocate

Years of publication: 1984 to current.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12926152

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the South Charleston Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059858


Published In Dunbar [Kanawha County]

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west of Port Amherst   [Map])


Kanawha Valley News

Years of publication: 1931 to 1937.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897809

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Kanawha Valley News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059788


The Dunbar Advance

Years of publication: 1917 to 1931.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897805

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dunbar Advance

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059787


The Dunbar Advance

Years of publication: 1937 to 1940.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897820

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dunbar Advance

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059789


The Dunbar News Advertiser

Published in 1961.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897829

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Dunbar News Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059791


The Times-Advance

Years of publication: 1940 to 1948.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897826

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Times-Advance

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059790


Published In Peytona [Boone County]

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Port Amherst   [Map])


The Peytona Herald

The first year of publication was in 1892, with an unknown end date.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685877

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Peytona Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059551

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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- Port Amherst) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Amherst. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3098, Longitude: -81.5568     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Amherst have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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