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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Rusk 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 Rusk. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Rusk. Our list contains 17 papers that were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> of Rusk.

Newspapers Neighboring Rusk ...

The following newspapers were published within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Rusk.

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

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  • Cairo - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast
  • Elizabeth - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest
  • Harrisville - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east

Published In Cairo [Ritchie County]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast of Rusk)

  The Cairo Enterprise  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201847

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cairo Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092288

 
  The Cairo Times  

Years of publication: 1896 to 1905

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201826

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cairo Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092287

 
  The Ritchie Democrat  

Years of publication: 1877 to 1889

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201858

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ritchie Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092289


Published In Elizabeth [Wirt County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Elizabeth Gazette  

Years of publication: 1867 to 1869

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323133

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elizabeth Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092418

 
  The Elizabeth Messenger  

Years of publication: 1886 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323043

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elizabeth Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092420

 
  The Kanawha News  

Years of publication: 1893 to 1952

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323145

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kanawha News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092421

 
  The West Virginia Transcript  

Years of publication: 1883 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323151

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Transcript

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092422

 
  The Wirt County Democrat  

Years of publication: 1868 to 1871

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323188

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wirt County Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092424

 
  The Wirt County Mentor  

Years of publication: 1873 to 1883

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11249472

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wirt County Mentor

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038286

 
  Wirt County Journal  

Years of publication: 1908 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13323135

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wirt County Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092419


Published In Harrisville [Ritchie County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Rusk)

 
  Cairo Standard  

Years of publication: 1947 to 1949

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201508

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Cairo Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092293

 
  Ritchie Gazette And The Cairo Standard  

Years of publication: 1950 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201534

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Ritchie Gazette And The Cairo Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092294

 
  Ritchie Standard  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1947

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201498

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Ritchie Standard

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092292

 
  The Gazette  

Years of publication: 1905 to 1949

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201288

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092291

 
  The Ritchie Gazette  

Years of publication: 1873 to 1905

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 11275833

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ritchie Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN84038343

 
  The Ritchie Press  

Years of publication: 1859 to 186?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14471520

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Ritchie Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86072056

 
  The West Virginia Star  

Years of publication: 1869 to 1873

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10679076

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Star

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026800

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rusk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1551, Longitude: -81.2540     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rusk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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