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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Sophia is based on data taken from the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

The following list contains the names of 3 papers that were published in the immediate area of Sophia. In addition, the list contains another 11 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Sophia. In total, we've identified 14 papers within 11 miles [17.7 km] of Sophia.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Sophia ...

We know of 3 newspapers that have been published in the immediate area of Sophia:

  The Gulf Times  

Years of publication: 1977 to 1982

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201277

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Gulf Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092273

 
  The Raleigh County Gulf Times  

Years of publication: 1982 to 1986

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10339488

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Raleigh County Gulf Times

Holdings for: LCCN SN84008005

 
  The Sophia Weekly Review  

Published in 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196473

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sophia Weekly Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092274

Newspapers Neighboring Sophia ...

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

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

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  • Beckley - 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast
  • Mullens - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest

Published In Beckley [Raleigh County]    [Map]  

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

  Beckley Post Herald & Raleigh Register  

Years of publication: 1953 to 1984

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196460

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Beckley Post Herald & Raleigh Register

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092271

 
  Daily News-Digest  

Years of publication: 1952 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196290

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Catalog Card for the Daily News-Digest

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092262

 
  Register/Herald  

Years of publication: 1984 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 10221134

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Register/Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN83005424

 
  The Beckley Messenger  

Years of publication: 1912 to 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196315

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Beckley Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092265

 
  The Evening Post  

Published in 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196361

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Catalog Card for The Evening Post

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092269

 
  The Independent Observer  

Years of publication: 1934 to 194?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196294

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Catalog Card for The Independent Observer

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092263

 
  The Messenger  

Years of publication: 1909 to 1912

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196310

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Catalog Card for The Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092264

 
  The Raleigh Herald  

Years of publication: 1900 to 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196350

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Raleigh Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092268

 
  The Sunday Register  

Years of publication: 1923 to 1953

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13201883

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Sunday Register

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092300

 
  West Va. Leader  

Published in 1918

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13196468

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Va. Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092272


Published In Mullens [Wyoming County]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest of Sophia)

 
  The Mullens Advocate  

Years of publication: 1913 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13805394

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Mullens Advocate

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092488

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

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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 that starts in Sophia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sophia) 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 Sophia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sophia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sophia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7061, Longitude: -81.2536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sophia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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