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Daily Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: F.M. & George Cozad
1866-1872
Daily
Later title: Daily Times and Gazette (1872-1873)

Daily Morning News
Parkersburg, WV: Daily News Pub. Co.
1898-1902
Daily
Note: Issued also in a weekly entitled: Weekly News (non-extant).
Earlier title: Parkersburg Daily News (1890-1898)
Later title: Parkersburg News (1902-1909)

Daily State Journal
Parkersburg, WV: [A.B.] White & [S.B.] Baker
1883-1917
Daily

Daily Times
Parkersburg, WV: Times Printing Co.
1869-1872
Daily
Earlier title: Parkersburg Daily Times (1865-1869)
Later title: Daily Times and Gazette (1872-1873)

Daily Times
Parkersburg, WV: Times Printing Co.
1873-187?
Daily
Earlier Title: Daily Times and Gazette (1872-1873)

Daily Times and Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: Times and Gazette Printing Co.
1872-1873
Weekly
Earlier title: Daily Times (1869-1872); Daily Gazette (1866-1872)
Later title: Daily Times (1873-187?)

Democrat and Examiner
Parkersburg, WV: Felicia H. Winchester
1874-1875
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Examiner (1873-1874)

Freeman
Parkersburg, WV: Freeman Publ. Co.
1886-18??
Weekly
Note: "Temperance."/ Editor: I.H. Johnson.
Earlier title: West Virginia Freeman (1881-1886)

New Era
Parkersburg, WV: The New Era Publ. Co.
1928-19??
Weekly

Parkersburg Daily News
Parkersburg, WV: Parkersburg News Printing Company
1890-1898
Daily
Note: Issued also in a weekly entitled: Sunday Morning News (non-extant)
Later title: Daily Morning News (1898-1902)

Parkersburg Daily Sentinel
Parkersburg, WV: Daily Sentinel Printing
1889-1893
Daily (except Sun.)
Later title: Parkersburg Sentinel (1893- )

Parkersburg Daily Times
Parkersburg, WV: Wharton & Drahosh
1865-1869
Daily
Later title: Daily Times (1869-1872)

Parkersburg Dispatch
Parkersburg, WV: The Dispatch Ptg. Co.
1905-1909
Daily
Later title: Parkersburg Dispatch-News (1906-1915)

Parkersburg Dispatch-News
Parkersburg, WV: The Dispatch-News Company
1906-1915
Daily
Earlier Title: Parkersburg News (1902-1909); Parkersburg Dispatch (1905-1909)
Later title: Parkersburg News (1915- )

Parkersburg Examiner
Parkersburg, WV: Orthopolitan Printing Co.
1873-1874
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Orthopolitan (1873)
Later Title: Democrat and Examiner (1874-1875)

Parkersburg Gazette
Parkersburg, VA: Frost & M'Donnol
1840-1848
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Advertiser (1837-1840)
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier (1848-1854)

Parkersburg Gazette
Parkersburg, VA: J.T. Patton
1860-1865
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette and Virginia Courier (1854-1860)
Later title: Parkersburg Weekly Gazette (1865-1868)

Parkersburg Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: H.M. Scott
1868-1873
Weekly
Earlier Title: Parkersburg Weekly Gazette (1865-1868)
Later title: Weekly Times and Gazette (1872-1879)

Parkersburg Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: The Gazette Company
1898-189?
Monthly

Parkersburg Gazette and Virginia Courier
Parkersburg, VA: M'Creary & Sterrett
1854-1860
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier (1848-1854)
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette (1860-1865)

Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Advertiser
Parkersburg, VA: H. & J.M. Steed
1837-1840
Weekly
Earlier title: Western Republican and Parkersburg Gazette (1833-1837)
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette (1840-1848)

Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier
Parkersburg, VA: M'Creary & Sterrett
1848-1854
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette (1840-1848)
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette and Virginia Courier (1854-1860)

Parkersburg News
Parkersburg, VA: M'Cormick and Rhoads
1852-1861
Weekly

Parkersburg News
Parkersburg, WV: News Pub. Co.
1902-1909
Daily
Notes: Issued also in a weekly entitled: Parkersburg Weekly News (non-extant)
Earlier title: Daily Morning News (1898-1902)
Later title: Parkersburg Dispatch-News (1906-1915)

Parkersburg News
Parkersburg, WV: [Parkersburg Pub. Co.]
1915-
Daily
Earlier title: Parkersburg Dispatch-News (1906-1915)

Parkersburg Orthopolitan
Parkersburg, WV: Orthopolitan Printing Co.
1873
Weekly, Mar. 29, 1873-Aug. 30, 1873; Semiweekly, June 1, 1873-Mar. 22, 1873
Note: "A semiweekly chronicle of news, politics and literature."/ Democratic
Later title: Parkersburg Examiner (1873-1874)

Parkersburg Sentinel
Parkersburg, WV: R.E. Hornor
1893-
Daily (except Sunday)
Earlier title: Parkersburg Daily Sentinel (1889-1893)

Parkersburg Socialist
Parkersburg, WV: Parkersburg Socialist Publ. Co.
1912-191?
Weekly

Parkersburg Tribune
Parkersburg, WV: W.B. Pedigo
1910-191?
Weekly

Parkersburg Weekly Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: Blair & Gibbons
1865-1868
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette (1860-1865)
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette(1868-1873)

Southern Methodist Itinerant
Parkersburg, VA: W. Kennedy and Sons
1856-1861
Semimonthly, Feb. 15, 1856-Apr. 1, 1859; Weekly, Apr. 1, 1859-<1861>;
Note: Published in Parkersburg, VA, Feb. 15-Sept, 1856; in Williamstown, VA, Oct. 1, 1856-Aug. 2, 1858; in Parkersburg, VA, Aug. 9, 1858-1861.

State Journal
Parkersburg, WV: O.G. Scofield
1869-1915
Weekly, 1869-1911; Semiweekly, 1912-1917

State Weekly & Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: Robt. Morris & Ben W. Morris
1911-1913
Weekly

Weekly Times
Parkersburg, WV: The Times Printing Co.
1870-1872
Weekly
Earlier title: Weekly Times and the Elizabeth Gazette (1869-1870)
Later Title: Parkersburg Gazette; Weekly times and gazette (1872-1879)

Weekly Times and Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: Times Print. Co.
1872-1879
Weekly
Earlier title: Parkersburg Gazette (1868-1873)

Weekly Times and the Elizabeth Gazette
Parkersburg, WV: The Times Printing Co.
1869-1870
Weekly
Earlier title: West Virginia Weekly Times (1865-1869); Elizabeth Gazette
Later title: Weekly Times (1870-1872)

West Virginia Freeman
1881-1886
Weekly
Parkersburg, WV: Freeman Publ. Co.
Later title: Freeman (1886-18??)

The West Virginia Journal
Parkersburg, WV: Wharton & Gregory
1867-1800s
Weekly
Note: "A family and business newspaper discussing all things biased by no passion or power."

West Virginia Weekly Times
Parkersburg, WV: Wharton & Drahosh
1865-1869
Weekly
Later title: Elizabeth Gazette; Weekly Times and the Elizabeth Gazette (1869-1870)

Western Republican and Parkersburg Gazette
Parkersburg, VA: Steed & Brough
1833-1837
Weekly
Later title: Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Advertiser (1837-1840)

Many of these titles can be found at the Parkersburg & Wood County Library. See a listing of their holdings here.