List of defunct newspapers of the United States

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This is a list of defunct newspapers of the United States. Only notable names among the thousands of such newspapers are listed, primarily major metropolitan dailies which published for ten years or more.

The list is sorted by distribution and state and labeled with their city of publication if not evident from their name.

National[edit]

Metropolitan and local[edit]

Alabama[edit]

Alaska[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

  • Farmington Valley Herald
  • The Hartford Times
  • Manchester Herald
  • The Meriden Journal
  • The New Haven Courier
  • Waterbury Democrat
  • Winsted Evening Citizen

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

  • Blackford County Democrat (1857–1861, Hartford City) [8]
  • Blackford County Gazette (1901–1905, Hartford City)[9]
  • Blackford County News (1852–1859, Hartford City) [10]
  • Daily Gazette (1901–1903) [11]
  • Daily Journal (1909–1915, Hartford City)[12]
  • Evansville Press
  • Evening News (1894–1937, Hartford City) [13]
  • Hartford City Arena (1891–1895, Hartford City) [14]
  • Hartford City Courier (1873–1875, Hartford City) [15]
  • Hartford City Democrat (1869–1872, Hartford City) [16]
  • Hartford City Press (1892–1894, Hartford City) [17]
  • Hartford City Telegram (1875–1914, Hartford City) [18]
  • Hartford City Times (1852, Hartford City) [19]
  • Hartford City Times (1885–1905, Hartford City) [20]
  • Hartford City Union (1861–1871, Hartford City) [21]
  • Indianapolis News
  • Indianapolis Times
  • News (1873–1885, Hartford City) [22]
  • Register (1856, Hartford City) [23]
  • Republican (1895–1896, Hartford City) [24]
  • Rockport Democrat (Rockport)[25]
  • Rockport Journal (Rockport)
  • Rockport Weekly Democrat (Rockport)[26]
  • Saturday Siftings (1891–1894, Hartford City) [27]
  • Times-Gazette (1905–1937, Hartford City) [28]
  • The Topics Newspapers

Iowa[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in Maryland in the 18th century

Massachusetts[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in Massachusetts in the 18th century

Michigan[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Montana[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in New Hampshire in the 18th century

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in New York in the 18th century

North Carolina[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of defunct newspapers of North Carolina.

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in Pennsylvania in the 18th century

Puerto Rico[edit]

Rhode Island[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in Rhode Island in the 18th century

South Carolina[edit]

  • American General Gazette
  • Columbia Record
  • The Evening Post
  • The Greenville Piedmont
  • The South-Carolina

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Utah[edit]

  • Salt Lake Herald
  • Salt Lake Observer
  • Salt Lake Telegram
  • Topaz Times
  • Wasatch Canyon Reporter

Virginia[edit]

See also: List of newspapers in Virginia in the 18th century

Washington[edit]

Washington, DC[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 3411: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  2. ^ "About The Clearwater Sun". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 2310: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  4. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 2324: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  5. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 2273: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  6. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 1600: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  7. ^ Foner, Eric (2010). The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. 1600: W. W. Norton & Company,. ISBN 0-393-06618-5. 
  8. ^ Also called the Democrat. Published by William McCormack and Samuel McCormack. Shut down when Civil War began so owners could join the Union Army. See also Miller, p. 22.
  9. ^ Started by Henry Geisler and Rolland B. Hubbard on August 3, 1901, as a Republican Party supporter. Included a column in French language to attract the city’s Belgian glassworkers. Eventually combined with the Daily Gazette. Additional source: Miller, p. 22.
  10. ^ Started by E.B. Chamness in 1852, and sold two years later to A.D. Hook. Sold to John Bromagon who sold to J.D. Chipman. Chipman folded newspaper in 1859. One source considers Blackford County News to be the first newspaper in the county, possibly considering the Hartford City Times to be an advertiser and not a newspaper. Additional sources: John Miller's Indiana Newspaper Bibliography, p. 22; and Biographical and historical record of Jay and Blackford Counties..., p. 735.
  11. ^ Began by Henry Geisler and Rolland B. Hubbard on November 18, 1901 as a daily version of the Blackford County Gazette. Additional source: Miller, p. 22.
  12. ^ Started by George R. Dale as a Republican newspaper. Purchased in 1910 by a company led by Charles Reeves that used the publication as a vehicle to promote his candidacy for congress. Dale reacquired paper in 1911 making it independent and anti-liquor. Ceased operations when Dale moved away from town.
  13. ^ Began in 1894 by Edward Everett Cox. (Other sources say February 1893 or 1892 was the first publish date.) Originally an independent newspaper, it became Hartford City’s voice of the Democratic Party. Eventually became managed by Herbert E. Honey and James Chapman. Cox again became part of management around 1915, and was succeeded by Chapman in 1924, as Cox moved to editor. Nelson C. Townsend was editor in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Cox family sold to Ralph Monfort and Herbert Honey in 1937, causing the Hartford City News to be merged with the Times-Gazette into the Hartford City News-Times. The News-Times is the current (2009) newspaper in Hartford City. N-T The American Newspaper Directory for March 1900 lists the start year for the Evening News as 1894.Directory
  14. ^ Founded by William Noonan, who was head of Blackford County’s Socialist Party. The paper was bill as Populist, and was the official organ of the Farmer’s Mutual Benefit Association.
  15. ^ Started by Richard G. Steele and James E. Williamson. Sold two years later and moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  16. ^ Started by Charles F. Jackson, and sold to John M. Ruckman in 1872. Renamed News in 1873. See also Miller, p.22.
  17. ^ Started by M. Frash and son, sold a year later to George Dale and Charles Wigmore, ceased operations a year later.
  18. ^ Democratic Party weekly started by Charles U. Timmonds. Sold to Benjamin A. Van Winkle in 1883. Sold to Thomas S. and Samuel M. Briscoe in 1885. Sold to Edward E. Cox in 1891. Eventually folded into Hartford City News.
  19. ^ The Hartford City Times was mostly an advertiser printed by Dr. John E. Moler. Mr. Moler used a wooden press, and he had the capacity to print 1,000 papers per day (although the entire community numbered less than 400 people).
  20. ^ Not related to the 1852 Hartford City Times. Began as a weekly Republican Party newspaper published by Elwood Huffman and Frank Geisler. Sold to Enoch De Soto Moffett in 1888. Sold to Archie W. Tracy in 1895. Tracy purchased and absorbed Republican in 1896. A daily version of the Hartford City Times was started in 1896 with Archie Tracy as editor. Hartford City Times was purchased by Henry Geisler and Rolland B. Hubbard in 1902. Hubbard eventually sold his interest to Geisler. Merged with Blackford County Gazette to become the Times-Gazette in 1905. As second source lists the start date as 1884. See also Hartford City Illustrated, p. 10.
  21. ^ Started by James W. Ruckman, and sold to John M. Ruckman in 1864. See also Biographical and historical record of Jay and Blackford Counties..., p. 735.
  22. ^ John M. Ruckman’s successor to Hartford City Democrat that became a Republican newspaper. Ceased operations on January 1, 1885.
  23. ^ Established by E.B. Chamness. A.B. Hook was editor. A "small paper of liberal principles" that did not last long. See also Miller, p. 23.
  24. ^ Frank and Henry Geisler purchased the Hartford City Arena and renamed it. Daily and weekly editions. Absorbed by Hartford City Times
  25. ^ The Rockport Democrat and the Rockport Journal merged to form the Spencer County Journal-Democrat
  26. ^ Founded 1855. Predecessor of the Rockport Democrat.
  27. ^ Started by Frank Geisler, and ceased operations before 1895.
  28. ^ Weekly created by a merger of the Hartford City Times and Blackford County Gazette, and managed by Henry Geisler and Rolland B. Hubbard. Ralph Monfort was editor.
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  34. ^ "About The evening news. (Newburgh, N.Y.) 1961-1990". Library of Congress. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
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