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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Sparks 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 Sparks. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Sparks. Our list contains 13 papers that were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> of Sparks.

Newspapers Neighboring Sparks ...

The following newspapers were published within 16 miles [25.7 km] of Sparks.

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

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  • Summersville - 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast
  • Fayetteville - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest
  • Widen - 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north

Published In Summersville [Nicholas County]    [Map]  

(About 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast of Sparks)

  The Nicholas County Local  

Years of publication: 1876 to 187?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148734

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Nicholas County Local

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092222


Published In Fayetteville [Fayette County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Sparks)

 
  Fayette Democrat  

Years of publication: 1883 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776028

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fayette Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059614

 
  Fayette Free Press  

The first year of publication is unknown, with the last issue in ????

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 18097347

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Fayette Free Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN88061145

 
  Industrial World  

Years of publication: 1888 to 1890

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13900286

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Industrial World

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092566

 
  Pick And Shovel  

Years of publication: 1920 to 1929

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776071

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Pick And Shovel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059620

 
  The Fayette Democrat  

Years of publication: 1913 to 1941

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13567328

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092538

 
  The Fayette Enterprise  

Published in 18??

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 29692168

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette Enterprise

Holdings for: LCCN SN94058003

 
  The Fayette Journal  

Years of publication: 1895 to 1937

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776068

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette Journal

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059615

 
  The Fayette Sun  

Years of publication: 1906 to 1914

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776070

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette Sun

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059616

 
  The Fayette Tribune And Free Press  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1924

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776037

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Fayette Tribune And Free Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059619

 
  The State Sentinel  

Years of publication: 1929 to 1972

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776074

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The State Sentinel

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059621

 
  The West Virginia Republican  

Years of publication: 1887 to 189?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12776079

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059622


Published In Widen [Clay County]    [Map]  

(About 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Sparks)

 
  The Widen News  

Years of publication: 1920 to 195?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12768546

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Widen News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059607

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2357, Longitude: -80.9026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sparks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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