Wayne County Newspapers

Indiana Newspaper Bibliography by John W. Miller (Indiana Historical Society, 1982) contains details about all Wayne County, Indiana newspapers. It also details surviving newspapers as well as the holdings of Indiana repositories.

A list of the Wayne County newspapers available at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis.

The following is a list of Wayne County newspapers, along with a date range of surviving newspapers. Editions within those ranges may not survive. Newspapers that have been digitized and are available online are also noted.

Cambridge City

Centerville

  • Dollar News-Letter (1846)
  • Free Territory Sentinel (1848-1849)
  • Indiana True Democrat (1850-1852)
  • Indiana True Republican (1858-1865)
  • Leader (1885)
  • National Patriot (1840)
  • New Crusader (1967-present)
  • Odd Fellow’s Chronicle (1876)
  • Old Trails Echo (1926-1967)
  • People’s Advocate (1835-1836)
  • Wayne County Chronicle (1837-1876)
  • Wayne County Record (1840-1846)
  • Wayne County Whig (1848-1849)
  • Wayne Republican (1869)
  • Western Emporium (1824-1825)
  • Western Times (1828-1834)

Dublin

  • Times (1875)
  • Wayne Register (1875-1909)

Fountain City (Newport until 1878)

  • Newport News (1975-present)

Hagerstown

  • Exponet (1877-present)
  • Friendly Visitor (1873-1875)
  • Western Budget (1853)

Milton

  • News (1876)

Richmond

  • Blade (1920)
  • Broad Axe of Freedom (1857-1864)
  • Broad Axe of Freedom and Grubbing Hoe of Truth (1855-1856)
  • Day Betwixt (1896)
  • Democrat (1882-1890)
  • Democratic Herald (1871-1872)
  • Earlham Post (1931-1973)
  • Earlham Press (1911-1925)
  • Enterprise (1892-1898)
  • Daily Enquirer (1885)
  • Family Schoolmaster (1839)
  • Free Press (1874-1879)
  • Graphic (1972-present)
  • Humming Bird (1866-1870)
  • Independent (1870-1894)
  • Independent Press (1861)
  • Independent Telegram (1895)
  • Indiana Radical (1868-1872)
  • Indiana True Republican (1864-1868)
  • Weekly Intelligencer (1822-1823)
  • Item (1877-1939)
  • Jeffersonian (1837-1864)
  • Jeffersonian and Working Men’s Advocate (1839-1840)
  • Junior Associated Item (1924-1927)
  • Weekly News (1882)
  • Sunday News (1894-1895)
  • Morning News (1908-1912)
  • News (1943-1944)
  • News-Register (1896)
  • News-Shopper (1943)
  • Palladium (1831-1907)
  • Palladium and Sun Telegram (1907-1939)
  • Palladium-Item and Sun-Telegram (1939-1972)
  • Palladium-Item (1972-present)
  • Public Ledger (1824-1828)
  • Quaker City Telegram (1862-1865)
  • Register (1884-1897)
  • Spirit of Old Wayne (1840)
  • Sun (1893-1897)
  • Sun Democrat (1891-1892)
  • Sun-Telegram (1897-1907)
  • Telegram (1865-1896)
  • Times (1872-1873)
  • Die Volkszeitung (1876)
  • Wayne Weekly News (1883)
  • Western Reformer (1866)

Related:
Dearborn County Newspaper Index
Rising Sun, Ohio County Newspaper Index
Vevay, Switzerland County, Newspaper Index