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Introduction ...

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

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

Newspapers Neighboring Sterling ...

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

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

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  • Peytona - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest
  • Danville - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west
  • Madison - 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest
  • Belle - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast
  • Chelyan - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast
  • Whitesville - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast

Published In Peytona [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest of Sterling)

  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 Danville [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west of Sterling)

 
  Coal River Press  

Published in 1922

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685865

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Coal River Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059550

 
  Danville Progress  

Years of publication: 1911 to 1922

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685860

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Catalog Card for the Danville Progress

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059549


Published In Madison [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest of Sterling)

 
  Coal Valley News  

Years of publication: 1925 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 9395264

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Coal Valley News

Holdings for: LCCN SN83007395

 
  The Boone Democrat  

Years of publication: 1891 to 1913

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12688992

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Boone Democrat

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059545

 
  The Boone Frontier  

Years of publication: 1970 to 1976

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685839

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Catalog Card for The Boone Frontier

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059546

 
  The Coal River Republican  

Years of publication: 1905 to 1922

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685855

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Catalog Card for The Coal River Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059547

 
  The Madison Recorder  

Years of publication: 1922 to 1942

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685846

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Madison Recorder

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059548


Published In Belle [Kanawha County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Sterling)

 
  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 Chelyan [Kanawha County]    [Map]  

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast of Sterling)

 
  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 Whitesville [Boone County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Sterling)

 
  The Whitesville News  

Years of publication: 1946 to 1951

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685882

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whitesville News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059552

 
  The Whitesville State-News  

Years of publication: 1951 to 1961

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12685890

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Whitesville State-News

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059553

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


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' distance that stretches from Sterling. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sterling) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sterling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1176, Longitude: -81.6571     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sterling have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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