Indiana newspapers

ACCESS Hoosier State Chronicles!

Below is a list of freely-accessible, historic, digitized Indiana newspapers organized by place of publication.  These titles are available through various websites [noted in brackets after the title: e.g. HSC=Hoosier State Chronicles].

Angola 

Argos

Bedford

Bloomington

Bluffton

Brazil

Bremen

Bristol

Brook

Brookville

Cambridge City

Carmel

Centerville

Charlestown

Clinton

Columbus

College Corner

Columbia City

Connersville

Corydon

Covington

Crawfordsville

Culver

Dale (Spencer County)

Danville

Dearborn

Delphi

Dunreith

Evansville

Fairmount

Fort Wayne

Franklin

Garrett

Greencastle

Greenfield

Hammond

  • Lake County Times (also published as Hammond Times) (1906-1922, 3959 issues) [HSC]

Hanover/South Hanover

  • South Hanover Standard (43 issues, 1835) [HSC]

Indianapolis

Indianapolis college and high school newspapers

Jasper

Kendallville

Knightstown

Kokomo & Howard County

Lafayette

La Porte

Lawrenceburg & Dearborn County 

Leavenworth

Lebanon

Lewisville

Lexington

Liberty

Logansport

Madison

Marion

Monon (White County)

Monticello

Muncie

New Albany

New Harmony

New Garden (Wayne County)

New Richmond

Noblesville

North Manchester

Orland

Paoli

Plainfield

Plymouth

Rensselaer

Richmond

Rising Sun

Rochester

Rockville

Royal Center (Cass County)

Rushville

Salem

Scottsburg

Shelbyville

Smithville

South Bend

Sullivan

Terre Haute

Tipton

Vernon

Versailles

Vevay

Vincennes

Warren (Huntington County)

Warsaw

Washington

Wilmington

Winchester

Wolcott

Other Free Digitized Newspaper Sites

logo_chron_top_701cd5eb0000You can access 36 Indiana titles and over 200,000 pages of historic Indiana newspapers for free at Chronicling America from the Library of Congress.  You can also view nearly 10 MILLION newspaper pages from across the country!

Elephind.com is a fast-growing newspaper search site that searches across newspaper digitization projects that use Veridian software.  You can find newspapers from 13 states as well as Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore!

 Still can’t find what you seek?

If you cannot find a digitized newspaper for the Indiana community you are interested in you may want to visit the Indiana State Library in person.  The State Library has the world’s largest collection of Indiana newspapers on microfilm.  You can access ISL’s microfilm holdings guide here.  You can also freely access two newspaper databases at the Indiana State Library: NewspaperArchive.com and ProQuest Indianapolis Star (1991-present).

If you cannot visit the State Library in person, you may also find the Indiana newspaper titles you are interested in at three pay sites: Newspapers.comNewspaperArchive.com, and NewsBank’s GenealogyBank.

Other digital newspaper services, including a clipping service, are available from the Hoosier State Press Association.

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