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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Rockford 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 Rockford. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Rockford. Our list contains 50 papers that were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> of Rockford.

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 Rockford.  

Newspapers Neighboring Rockford ...

The following newspapers were published within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Rockford.

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

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  • Weston - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest
  • Clarksburg - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north
  • Buckhannon - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast
  • Bridgeport - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north

Published In Weston [Lewis County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Rockford)

  The Democrat  

Years of publication: 1868 to 1874

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 878673279

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN 2014218289

 
  The Democrat  
Thumbnail for the Dec. 1, 1868 edition of the The Democrat
Dec. 1,
1868

Years of publication: 1868 to 1874

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 10694404

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: The Democrat

Holdings: LCCN SN84026840

ISSN Number: 2372-6733

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   309

Scanned issues:

Dec. 1, 1868  to  Dec. 28, 1874

Catalog of available issues

 
  The Independent  

Years of publication: 1894 to 1979

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12958954

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059883

 
  The State Times  

Years of publication: 1893 to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959007

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The State Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059885

 
  The Weston Democrat  

Years of publication: 1875 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 880349029

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN 2014218360

 
  The Weston Democrat  
Thumbnail for the Jan. 4, 1875 edition of the The Weston Democrat
Jan. 4,
1875

Years of publication: 1875 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat:

OCLC 11200866

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card: The Weston Democrat

Holdings: LCCN SN84038198

ISSN Number: 2373-1052

Issues Available Online:

Number of scanned issues:   305

Scanned issues:

Jan. 4, 1875  to  Dec. 25, 1880

Catalog of available issues

 
  The Weston Expositor  

Years of publication: 1865 to 1868

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959064

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Expositor

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059886

 
  The Weston Free Press  

Years of publication: 1915 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959075

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Free Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059887

 
  The Weston Hawk-eye  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1885

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959085

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Hawk-eye

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059888

 
  The Weston Independent  

Years of publication: 189? to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 36099441

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN96096598

 
  The Weston Republican  

Years of publication: 1879 to 1893

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959100

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059890

 
  The Weston Republican  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13880006

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092563

 
  The Weston Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1898 to 1899

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959036

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weston Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059893

 
  West Virginia State Journal  

Years of publication: 1863 to 1865

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11106089

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Virginia State Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN84037873

 
  Weston World  

Years of publication: 1885 to 1899

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12959094

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weston World

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059889


Published In Clarksburg [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north of Rockford)

We know of 32 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Clarksburg. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Clarksburg.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of Rockford. This extended list includes all the papers from Clarksburg. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Rockford.  

Published In Buckhannon [Upshur County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Rockford)

 
  Buckhannon Banner  

Years of publication: 1876 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291389

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Buckhannon Banner

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092378

 
  Busy Bee  

Years of publication: 1884 to 1898

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291365

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Busy Bee

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092371

 
  North Western Observer  

Years of publication: 1852 to 1861

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291371

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the North Western Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092375

 
  The Buckhannon Delta And Knight Errant  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1916

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291694

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Buckhannon Delta And Knight Errant

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092382

 
  The Buckhannon Delta  

Years of publication: 1871 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10667214

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Buckhannon Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026783

 
  The Buckhannon Delta  

Years of publication: 1916 to 1929

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291718

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Buckhannon Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092383

 
  The Buckhannon News  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1947

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291367

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Buckhannon News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092884

 
  The Buckhannon Record  

Years of publication: 1925 to 1977

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291411

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Buckhannon Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092380

 
  The Knight-Errant  

Years of publication: 1896 to 1900

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291688

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Knight-Errant

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092381

 
  The Record Delta  

Years of publication: 1977 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291758

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Record Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092386

 
  The Republican-Delta  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1977

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291745

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Republican-Delta

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092385

 
  The Upshur Republican  

Years of publication: 1901 to 1929

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291722

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Upshur Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092384

 
  The West Virginia Young Republican  

Years of publication: 1947 to 1948

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291380

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Young Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092377

 
  Upshur Record  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1925

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291393

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Upshur Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092379

 
  West Virginia Republican  

Years of publication: 1864 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13291374

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Virginia Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092376


Published In Bridgeport [Harrison County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Rockford)

 
  Bridgeport Home And Bargain News  

Years of publication: 1952 to 1954

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877294

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Bridgeport Home And Bargain News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059738

 
  Bridgeport Spotlight  

Years of publication: 1969 to 1971

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877315

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Bridgeport Spotlight

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059740

 
  The Bridgeport News  

Years of publication: 1954 to 1969

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12877305

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Bridgeport News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059739

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1365, Longitude: -80.3323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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