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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Rig 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 Rig. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Rig. Our list contains 28 papers that were published within 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> of Rig.

Newspapers Neighboring Rig ...

The following newspapers were published within 25 miles [40.2 km] of Rig.

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

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  • Moorefield - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • Petersburg - 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest
  • Maysville - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest
  • Lost City - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast
  • Davis - 23 miles [37 km] to the west
  • Elk Garden - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north
  • Wardensville - 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east
  • Thomas - 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west

Published In Moorefield [Hardy County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Rig)

  Hardy County Courier And Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1849 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10683950

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Hardy County Courier And Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026804

 
  The Hardy County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1896 to 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818518

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059685

 
  The Hardy County Mail  

Published in 1942

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818525

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy County Mail

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059687

 
  The Hardy County News  

Years of publication: 1897 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818520

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059686

 
  The Hardy County News  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1942

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12819054

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059688

 
  The Hardy Republican  

Years of publication: 1937 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818529

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059689

 
  The Hardy Whig  

Years of publication: 1851 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818545

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Hardy Whig

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059690

 
  The Moorefield Advertiser  

Years of publication: 1867 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818509

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Catalog Card for The Moorefield Advertiser

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059684

 
  The Moorefield Examiner And Hardy County News  

Years of publication: 1957 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9921953

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moorefield Examiner And Hardy County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN83004830

 
  The Moorefield Examiner  

Years of publication: 1880 to 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818599

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moorefield Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059692

 
  The Moorefield Examiner  

Years of publication: 1907 to 1957

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818643

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Moorefield Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059694

 
  The Weekly Examiner  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1907

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818609

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weekly Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059693

 
  Weekly Examiner  

Years of publication: 1874 to 1879

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11199412

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weekly Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038196


Published In Petersburg [Grant County]    [Map]  

(About 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest of Rig)

 
  Grant County Gazette  

Published in 1878

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12789170

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grant County Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059644

 
  Grant County Press  

Years of publication: 1896 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12789219

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grant County Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059647

 
  South Branch Gazette  

Years of publication: 1878 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12789177

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Catalog Card for the South Branch Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059645

 
  The Mountain Breeze  

The first year of publication was in 1894, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12789221

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mountain Breeze

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059648


Published In Maysville [Grant County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Rig)

 
  Grant County Gazette  

Years of publication: 189? to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12789210

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Grant County Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059646


Published In Lost City [Hardy County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast of Rig)

 
  The Lost City Budget  

Years of publication: 1901 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818549

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Lost City Budget

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059691


Published In Davis [Tucker County]    [Map]  

(About 23 miles [37 km] to the west of Rig)

 
  Davis City Times  

Years of publication: 1889 to 1891

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241273

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Davis City Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092315

 
  Davis Weekly News  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241277

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Davis Weekly News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092313

 
  The Davis News  

Years of publication: 1902 to 1933

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241282

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Davis News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092342

 
  The Davis Times  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13241276

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Davis Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092341

 
  Tucker County Republican  

Years of publication: 1893 to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13261293

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Tucker County Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092314


Published In Elk Garden [Mineral County]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Rig)

 
  The Elk Garden News  

Years of publication: 1889 to 1894

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041705

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elk Garden News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092073


Published In Wardensville [Hardy County]    [Map]  

(About 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Rig)

 
  The Wardensville Courier  

Years of publication: 18?? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818646

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wardensville Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059695

 
  Work Of Faith  

Years of publication: 1904 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 28517031

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Work Of Faith

Holdings for: LCCN SN93060284


Published In Thomas [Tucker County]    [Map]  

(About 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Rig)

 
  La Sentinella Del West Virginia  
Thumbnail for the Feb. 18, 1911 edition of the La Sentinella Del West Virginia
Feb. 18,
1911

Years of publication: 1905 to 1913

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 13261125

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: La Sentinella Del West Virginia

Holdings: LCCN SN86092310

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   53

Scanned issues:

Feb. 18, 1911  to  May 11, 1912

Catalog of available issues

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rig. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0390, Longitude: -79.0456     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rig have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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