List of newspapers in the United States

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This is a list of newspapers printed and distributed in the United States.


As of 2014, the United States had 1,331 daily newspapers. [1]

Top 10 newspapers by circulation

The following is a list of the top 10 newspapers in the United States by average weekday paid circulation, including digital circulation. [2]

A newspaper's circulation is the number of copies it distributes on an average day. Circulation is one of the principal factors used to set advertising rates. Circulation is not always the same as copies sold, often called paid circulation, since some newspapers are distributed without cost to the reader. Readership figures are usually higher than circulation figures because of the assumption that a typical copy of the newspaper is read by more than one person.

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1 USA Today McLean, Virginia Virginia 1,621,091 Gannett Company Usatodaylogo2019.png
2 The Wall Street Journal New York City New York 1,011,200 News Corp The Wall Street Journal.svg
3 The New York Times New York City New York 483,701 The New York Times Company NewYorkTimes.svg
4 New York Post New York New York 426,129 News Corp New York Post.svg
5 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles California 417,936 Nant Capital Los Angeles Times logo.svg
6 The Washington Post Washington D.C. District of Columbia 254,379 Nash Holdings The Logo of The Washington Post Newspaper.svg
7 Star Tribune Minneapolis Minnesota 251,822 Star Tribune Media Company Star Tribune Logo.svg
8 Newsday Melville New York 251,473Newsday Media Group Newsday.svg
9 Chicago Tribune Chicago Illinois 238,103 Tribune Publishing Company Chicago Tribune Logo.svg
10 Boston Globe Boston Massachusetts 230,756 Boston Globe Media Partners The-Boston-Globe-Logo.svg

Longest running newspapers

<i>The New Hampshire Gazette</i>

The New Hampshire Gazette is a non-profit, alternative, bi-weekly newspaper published in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Its editors claim that the paper, published on-and-off in one form or another since 1756, is the oldest newspaper in the United States and has trademarked the phrase "The Nation's Oldest Newspaper."

<i>Hartford Courant</i> Connecticut newspaper

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States. A morning newspaper serving most of the state north of New Haven and east of Waterbury, its headquarters on Broad Street are a short walk from the state capitol. It reports regional news with a chain of bureaus in smaller cities and a series of local editions. It also operates CTNow, a free local weekly newspaper and website.

<i>Poughkeepsie Journal</i> newspaper in Poughkeepsie, New York

The Poughkeepsie Journal is a newspaper based in Poughkeepsie, New York owned by the Gannett Company, which bought the paper in 1977. Founded in 1785, the Journal is the oldest paper in New York state, and is the second-oldest in the nation. The Journal's primary coverage area is Dutchess County, though the entire Mid-Hudson Valley is covered in some form, along with some coverage of points south via the White Plains–based Journal News.

By state and territory

List of lists of newspapers:

Other lists of U.S. newspapers

By specialty

By language


See also


  1. "Newspaper Circulation Volume". Newspaper Association of America. 4 September 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  2. "Top 10 U.S. Daily Newspapers". Cision. January 4, 2019. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  3. About Us", Press-Republican . Originally published as the Plattsburgh Republican, then became the Press-Republican after a merger on October 5, 1942.
  4. "Prospectus for the Columbus Enquirer, January 1828 | TSLAC". Retrieved 2018-01-18.

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