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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Shank Town 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 Shank Town. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Shank Town. Our list contains 57 papers that were published within 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> of Shank Town.

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 Shank Town.  

Newspapers Neighboring Shank Town ...

The following newspapers were published within 9 miles [14.5 km] of Shank Town.

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

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Published In Wellsburg [Brooke County]    [Map]  

(About Less than 2 miles to the north of Shank Town)

  Brooke County Record  

Years of publication: 1928 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698608

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Brooke County Record

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059577

 
  Brooke News  

Years of publication: 1937 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698602

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Brooke News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059576

 
  The Daily Herald  

Years of publication: 1897 to 1964

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698639

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Daily Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059582

 
  The Pan-handle News  

Years of publication: 1868 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10694440

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Pan-handle News

Holdings for: LCCN SN84026838

 
  The Spokesman  

Published in 1935

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698618

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Spokesman

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059579

 
  The Wellsburg Brooke County Daily Herald  

Years of publication: 1964 to 1971

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698650

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wellsburg Brooke County Daily Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059583

 
  The Wellsburg Democrat  

The first year of publication was in 1866, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 29485936

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wellsburg Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN93065805

 
  The Wellsburg News  

Years of publication: 1914 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698676

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wellsburg News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059574

 
  Wellsburg Brooke County Herald  

Years of publication: 1971 to 1974

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698657

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wellsburg Brooke County Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059584

 
  Wellsburg Times  

Years of publication: 1921 to 192?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698614

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Wellsburg Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059578


Published In Mingo Junction (OH) [Jefferson County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north of Shank Town)

 
  Mingo News  

Published in 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24168173

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Mingo News

Holdings for: LCCN SN91069764


Published In Follansbee [Brooke County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north of Shank Town)

 
  Mill Town Review  

Years of publication: 1911 to 1915

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12698671

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Mill Town Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059572


Published In Steubenville (OH) [Jefferson County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Shank Town)

We know of 52 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Steubenville. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Steubenville.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 9 miles [14.5 km] of Shank Town. This extended list includes all the papers from Steubenville. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Shank Town.  

Published In Smithfield (OH) [Jefferson County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Shank Town)

 
  Smithfield Independent  

Years of publication: 1876 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12125399

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Smithfield Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN85026259

 
  Smithfield Times  

Years of publication: 1883 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 24561889

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Smithfield Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN91069895


Published In Wintersville (OH) [Jefferson County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest of Shank Town)

 
  The Citizen  

Years of publication: 1970 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 19290354

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN89076150


Published In Weirton [Hancock County]    [Map]  

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

 
  The Weirton Daily Times  

Years of publication: 1928 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 2269409

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Weirton Daily Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059675

 
  Weirton Leader-News  

Years of publication: 1921 to 1928

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12818337

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Weirton Leader-News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059674

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Brooke County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Shank Town. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Shank Town. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shank Town) 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 Shank Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shank Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shank Town. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2765, Longitude: -80.6109     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shank Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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