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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Summersville 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 1 papers that were published in the immediate area of Summersville. In addition, the list contains another 13 papers that were published in the broader area that surrounded Summersville. In total, we've identified 14 papers within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Summersville.

This page contains two sections:

Newspapers Published In Summersville ...

We know of only one newspaper that was published in the Summersville area:

  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

Newspapers Neighboring Summersville ...

The following newspapers were published within 17 miles [27.4 km] of Summersville.

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

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  • Widen - 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north
  • Clay - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest
  • Richwood - 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east

Published In Widen [Clay County]    [Map]  

(About 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Summersville)

  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


Published In Clay [Clay County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Summersville)

 
  Clay County Free Press  

Years of publication: 1905 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12768375

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Clay County Free Press

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059604

 
  The Clay Messenger  

Years of publication: 1883 to 1983

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12768379

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Clay Messenger

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059605

 
  The Elk Examiner  

Years of publication: 1983 to 1984

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12768392

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Elk Examiner

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059606


Published In Richwood [Nicholas County]    [Map]  

(About 17 miles [27.4 km] to the east of Summersville)

 
  News Leader  

Years of publication: 1984 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 14089777

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the News Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092569

 
  Richwood News Daily Letter  

Published in 1940

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148715

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Richwood News Daily Letter

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092218

 
  The Advance  

Years of publication: 1923 to 1927

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148695

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Advance

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092215

 
  The Nicholas County News Leader  

Years of publication: 1946 to 1984

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148723

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Nicholas County News Leader

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092220

 
  The Nicholas Republican  

Years of publication: 1903 to 1963

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148751

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Nicholas Republican

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092219

 
  The Richwood News  

Years of publication: 1902 to 190?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148704

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Richwood News

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092216

 
  The Richwood Review  

Years of publication: 1908 to 1916

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148710

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The Richwood Review

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092217

 
  The West Virginia Hillbilly  

Years of publication: 1986 to current

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13448141

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for The West Virginia Hillbilly

Holdings for: LCCN SN86014211

 
  Yew Pine Independent  

Years of publication: 1911 to 191?

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 13148729

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the Yew Pine Independent

Holdings for: LCCN SN86092221

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Nicholas County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chronicling America


The official website for Summersville: www.summersville.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summersville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2843, Longitude: -80.8415     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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