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Whetstone, West Virginia

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Introduction ...

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

Our newspaper information for Whetstone 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 Whetstone. That said, we do have a list of papers that were published in the broader area surrounding Whetstone. Our list contains 6 papers that were published within 18 miles [29 km]<1> of Whetstone.

Newspapers Neighboring Whetstone ...

The following newspapers were published within 18 miles [29 km] of Whetstone.

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

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  • Clay - 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest
  • Widen - 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east
  • Clendenin - 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west
  • Summersville - 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast

Published In Clay [Clay County]

(About 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest of Whetstone   [Map])

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 Widen [Clay County]

(About 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Whetstone   [Map])

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 Clendenin [Kanawha County]

(About 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Whetstone   [Map])

West Virginia Herald

Years of publication: 1907 to 1983.

Locate a copy thru WorldCat: OCLC 12898213

Locate a copy thru the Library of Congress:

Catalog Card for the West Virginia Herald

Holdings for: LCCN SN85059806

Published In Summersville [Nicholas County]

(About 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Whetstone   [Map])

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

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whetstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5018, Longitude: -81.0557     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whetstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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