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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Ruth 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 Ruth. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Ruth. Our list contains 25 papers that were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> of Ruth.

Newspapers Neighboring Ruth ...

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

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

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  • Keystone - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest
  • Matoaka - 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast
  • Bluefield - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast
  • Princeton - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east
  • Welch - 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest

Published In Keystone [McDowell County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Ruth)

  The McDowell Times  

Years of publication: 1904 to 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032822

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The McDowell Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092050


Published In Matoaka [Mercer County]    [Map]  

(About 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast of Ruth)

 
  The Mercer Recorder  

Years of publication: 1921 to 1934

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041673

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Catalog Card for The Mercer Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092070


Published In Bluefield [Mercer County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Ruth)

 
  Bluefield Daily Telegraph  

Years of publication: 1893 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 8232043

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Catalog Card for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092065

 
  Bluefield Evening Leader  

Years of publication: 1906 to 1911

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041608

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Catalog Card for the Bluefield Evening Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092066

 
  Bluefield Sunset News The Times-Leader  

Years of publication: 1926 to 1957

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041646

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Catalog Card for the Bluefield Sunset News The Times-Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092068

 
  Mountain Mirror  

Years of publication: 1951 to 1953

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041621

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Catalog Card for the Mountain Mirror

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092067

 
  Sunset News-Observer  

Years of publication: 1957 to 1972

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041651

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Catalog Card for the Sunset News-Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092069

 
  The Sunday Telegraph  

Published in 1897

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13717780

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Catalog Card for The Sunday Telegraph

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092560

 
  Twin City Advance And Mercer Recorder  

Years of publication: 1932 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041684

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Catalog Card for the Twin City Advance And Mercer Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092071


Published In Princeton [Mercer County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Ruth)

 
  Princeton Daily Times  

Years of publication: 1962 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041584

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Catalog Card for the Princeton Daily Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092063

 
  Princeton Gazette  

Years of publication: 1912 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041296

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Catalog Card for the Princeton Gazette

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092053

 
  Princeton Observer  

Years of publication: 1927 to 1957

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041534

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Catalog Card for the Princeton Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092058

 
  Princeton Progress  

Years of publication: 1910 to 1916

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041548

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Catalog Card for the Princeton Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092060

 
  The Evening Press  

Years of publication: 1917 to 1927

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041526

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Catalog Card for The Evening Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092057

 
  The Mercer Progress  

Years of publication: 1916 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041555

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Catalog Card for The Mercer Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092061

 
  The Mercer Republican  

Years of publication: 190? to 1912

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041294

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Catalog Card for The Mercer Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092052

 
  The Princeton Journal  

Years of publication: 1879 to 1902

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041300

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Catalog Card for The Princeton Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092054

 
  The Princeton Journal  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041313

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Catalog Card for The Princeton Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092055

 
  The Princeton News  

Years of publication: 1927 to 1932

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041541

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Catalog Card for The Princeton News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092059

 
  The Princeton Press  

Years of publication: 1913 to 1917

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041478

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Catalog Card for The Princeton Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092056

 
  The Princeton Times  

Years of publication: 1961 to 1962

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041565

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Catalog Card for The Princeton Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092062

 
  The Princeton Times  

Years of publication: 1964 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13041590

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Catalog Card for The Princeton Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092064


Published In Welch [McDowell County]    [Map]  

(About 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Ruth)

 
  McDowell Recorder  

Years of publication: 1890 to 1943

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032827

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the McDowell Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092048

 
  The McDowell Republican  

Years of publication: 1912 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032821

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The McDowell Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092049

 
  The Welch Daily News  

Years of publication: 1923 to 2002

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13032831

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Welch Daily News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092051

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3382, Longitude: -81.3415     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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