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South Parkersburg, West Virginia

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

Our newspaper information for South Parkersburg 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 South Parkersburg. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding South Parkersburg. Our list contains 49 papers that were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> of South Parkersburg.

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 South Parkersburg.  

Newspapers Neighboring South Parkersburg ...

The following newspapers were published within 12 miles [19.3 km] of South Parkersburg.

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

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Published In Parkersburg [Wood County]    [Map]  

(About Less than 2 miles to the north of South Parkersburg)

We know of 46 newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of Parkersburg. The list of those papers is too long to repeat here, but can be found on the Local Newspaper Page for Parkersburg.

We have an extended list that contains all the papers within 12 miles [19.3 km] of South Parkersburg. This extended list includes all the papers from Parkersburg. The list is sorted by the paper's name. This merged list can be found on the Extended Newspaper Page for South Parkersburg.  

Published In Belpre (OH) [Washington County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest of South Parkersburg)

  Belpre News  

Published in 1931

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 17063585

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Belpre News

Holdings for: LCCN SN87075222

Published In Torch (OH) [Athens County (OH)]    [Map]  

(About 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of South Parkersburg)

  The Torch Light  

Years of publication: 1886 to 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 20764394

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Torch Light

Holdings for: LCCN SN89076199

Published In Williamstown [Wood County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of South Parkersburg)

  The Wood County News  

Years of publication: 1910 to 19??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13416095

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Wood County News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092475

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Parkersburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2367, Longitude: -81.5423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Parkersburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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