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Ripley, West Virginia

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

Our newspaper information for Ripley 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 Ripley. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Ripley. Our list contains 5 papers that were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of Ripley.

Newspapers Neighboring Ripley ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km] of Ripley.

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

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  • Cottageville - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest
  • Ravenswood - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north
  • Reedy - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east

Published In Cottageville [Jackson County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Ripley)

  The Cottageville Weekly Journal  

Years of publication: 1867 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12920581

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Catalog Card for The Cottageville Weekly Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059767

Published In Ravenswood [Jackson County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north of Ripley)

  The Jackson Bugle  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1894

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13091014

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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

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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

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Catalog Card for The Ravenswood News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059769

Published In Reedy [Roane County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Ripley)

  The Reedy News  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1949

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201542

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Reedy News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092295

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Footnotes ...

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ripley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ripley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ripley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8199, Longitude: -81.7086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ripley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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