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Rock Creek, West Virginia
(Raleigh County)

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Rock Creek 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 Rock Creek. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Rock Creek. Our list contains 8 papers that were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> of Rock Creek.

Newspapers Neighboring Rock Creek ...

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

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

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  • Whitesville - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest
  • Oceana - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest
  • Sophia - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast

Published In Whitesville [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Rock Creek)

  The Whitesville News  

Years of publication: 1946 to 1951

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685882

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whitesville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059552

 
  The Whitesville State-News  

Years of publication: 1951 to 1961

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685890

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whitesville State-News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059553


Published In Oceana [Wyoming County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Rock Creek)

 
  The Oceana Sun  

Years of publication: 1984 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13416140

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Oceana Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092485

 
  The Wyoming Weekly News  

Years of publication: 1887 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14644597

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wyoming Weekly News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86072092

 
  Wyoming Herald  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1904

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13416142

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wyoming Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092486


Published In Sophia [Raleigh County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast of Rock Creek)

 
  The Gulf Times  

Years of publication: 1977 to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201277

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gulf Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092273

 
  The Raleigh County Gulf Times  

Years of publication: 1982 to 1986

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10339488

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Raleigh County Gulf Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN84008005

 
  The Sophia Weekly Review  

Published in 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196473

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sophia Weekly Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092274

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8507, Longitude: -81.4518     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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