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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Shrewsbury. Our list contains 93 papers that were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> of Shrewsbury.

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 Shrewsbury.  

Newspapers Neighboring Shrewsbury ...

The following newspapers were published within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Shrewsbury.

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

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  • Chelyan - Less than 2 miles to the southwest
  • Belle - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest
  • Montgomery - 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east
  • Peytona - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west
  • Charleston - 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest

Published In Chelyan [Kanawha County]    [Map]  

(About Less than 2 miles to the southwest of Shrewsbury)

  The Cabin Creek Courier  

Years of publication: 1937 to 193?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12897803

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Cabin Creek Courier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059786


Published In Belle [Kanawha County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Shrewsbury)

 
  The Kanawha Citizen  

Years of publication: 1950 to 1955

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12898152

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Kanawha Citizen

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059793


Published In Montgomery [Fayette County]    [Map]  

(About 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Shrewsbury)

 
  The Miner's Herald  

Years of publication: 1913 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776084

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Miner's Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059624

 
  The Montgomery Herald  

Years of publication: 1940 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776088

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Montgomery Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059625

 
  The Montgomery News  

Years of publication: 1898 to 1946

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776055

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Montgomery News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059617


Published In Peytona [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Shrewsbury)

 
  The Peytona Herald  

The first year of publication was in 1892, with an unknown end date

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685877

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Peytona Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059551


Published In Charleston [Kanawha County]    [Map]  

(About 13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest of Shrewsbury)

We know of 93 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Charleston. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Charleston.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 13 miles [20.9 km] of Shrewsbury. This extended list includes all the papers from Charleston. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for Shrewsbury.  

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The official website for Chronicling America


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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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


Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shrewsbury. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2062, Longitude: -81.4715     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shrewsbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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