Florida Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Florida has a sizable state-wide free online collection for searching historical newspapers. Many states use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main central online site for searching old newspapers and currently, Florida has quite a few newspapers also available on that site. There are free online newspapers available on other sites and there are collections available on subscription sites. Below is a list of where the titles are stored and the link so that you can access them. 

There are over 2,300 newspapers that have been published in the Sunshine State – certainly not all of them are searchable online. But there are several that are indeed available. So go for it – find your Florida ancestors and all the interesting articles that capture the stories of their lives. 

Please note that I have not always entered the dates that are included in the collections, as I suspect they will change as more items are digitized. Also I suspect that some of these links may change over time – so if there is a dead link – please use your favorite search engine to find their new location. 

(Updated April 2022; recently added links are in BOLD)

Free Sites:

Statewide Collections:

Chronicling America – Florida

Google News Archive

Florida Digital Newspaper Library (Number of issues in parentheses)

  • 7 días del Diario de la marina en el exilio. ( 19 issues )
  • Adjutant General’s report ( 4 items )
  • Advertiser ( 10 issues )
  • Alachua County Today ( 198 issues )
  • Alliance ( 6 issues )
  • Alligator times ( 4 issues )
  • American eagle ( 131 issues )
  • Ancient city ( 148 issues )
  • Angel’s Wings ( 66 issues )
  • Apalachicola courier ( 4 issues )
  • Apalachicola gazette. ( 182 issues )
  • Apalachicola times ( 593 issues )
  • Apopka Chief ( 781 issues )
  • Arcadia daily news ( 677 issues )
  • Arcadia enterprise ( 45 issues )
  • Arcadian( 380 issues )
  • Avance criollo. ( 42 issues )
  • Ave Maria Sun ( 3 issues )
  • Babcock Ranch telegraph ( 24 issues )
  • Baker County Press ( 813 issues )
  • Banner ( 108 issues )
  • Bay beacon ( 582 issues )
  • Beach post ( 20 issues )
  • Beaches leader. ( 256 issues )
  • Bee ( 55 issues )
  • Belle Glade herald ( 19 issues )
  • Belong Magazine ( 4 items )
  • Best of .. ( 2 items )
  • Biscayne Boulevard times ( 4 issues )
  • Biscayne times ( 169 issues )
  • Boca Raton tribune ( 349 issues )
  • Bradford County Telegraph. ( 5006 issues )
  • Brooksville herald ( 274 issues )
  • Buccaneer (Vero Beach, Florida) ( 28 issues )
  • Buddy Line ( 82 items )
  • Calhoun-Liberty Journal (Bristol, Fla.). ( 959 issues )
  • Caloosa belle ( 729 issues )
  • Cape Coral breeze ( 1239 issues )
  • Cape Coral daily breeze ( 124 issues )
  • Caribbean today (Miami, Fla.) ( 190 items )
  • Carrefour Floride ( 100 items )
  • Cedar Key beacon ( 258 issues )
  • Cedar Keys telegraph ( 2 issues )
  • CERP report; The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan ( 41 items )
  • Chai Life ( 29 issues )
  • Champion ( 98 issues )
  • Charlotte sun herald ( 2213 issues )
  • Chiefland citizen ( 300 issues )
  • Chipley banner. ( 337 issues )
  • Christian voice monthly ( 72 issues )
  • Citizen=reporter. ( 55 issues )
  • Citizen-reporter ( 55 issues )
  • Citrus County chronicle ( 5711 issues )
  • Clay today ( 797 issues )
  • Clearwater news (Clearwater, Fla.) ( 52 issues )
  • Clewiston news ( 1733 issues )
  • Coastal breeze news ( 197 issues )
  • Coastal compass ( 15 items )
  • Coastal courier ( 121 issues )
  • Coastal NewsLine ( 20 issues )
  • Coastal star ( 141 issues )
  • Coconut telegraph ( 182 issues )
  • College Park community paper ( 13 issues )
  • Collegiate digest ( 3 items )
  • Columbia County citizen and Florida tobacco plant ( 7 issues )
  • Columbia Democrat (Alligator, Fla.) ( 9 issues )
  • Columbian (Lake City, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Come out with pride! ( 8 items )
  • Commercial advertiser (Apalachicola, Fla. : 1843) ( 158 issues )
  • Community paper ( 10 issues )
  • Connection ( 107 issues )
  • Connections ( 5 issues )
  • Connections ( 6 issues )
  • Connections ( 8 issues )
  • Conway news ( 34 issues )
  • Cotton states (Micanopy, Fla.) ( 9 issues )
  • Countdown! ( 705 items )
  • County record ( 324 issues )
  • Courier (Plant City, Fla.) ( 147 issues )
  • CreekLine ( 125 issues )
  • Crescent City call Volusia times & Flagler County news ( 105 issues )
  • Crestview News Bulletin ( 1545 issues )
  • Cruisin News Communiqué ( 10 items )
  • Crystal River news. ( 29 issues )
  • Cuba standard monthly ( 51 items )
  • Dade City banner ( 2887 issues )
  • Daily advocate (Gainesville, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Daily bee (Gainesville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Daily Commercial ( 2144 issues )
  • Daily Florida citizen (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 8 issues )
  • Daily Florida standard (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Daily Florida union ( 410 issues )
  • Daily item (Ocala, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Daily Sentinel ( 176 issues )
  • Daily sun and press ( 301 issues )
  • Dale Mabry observer ( 16 issues )
  • Daytona Beach observer ( 3 issues )
  • Daytona Daily News ( 1323 issues )
  • De Soto County news (Arcadia, Fla.) ( 115 issues )
  • DeFuniak Herald combined with the Breeze. ( 802 issues )
  • DeLand daily news ( 1084 issues )
  • DeLand news. ( 50 issues )
  • DeLand Sun News ( 301 issues )
  • DeLand Weekly News ( 138 issues )
  • Delray Beach News ( 137 issues )
  • Delray Beach News-Journal ( 145 issues )
  • Delray Beach Pineapple ( 45 issues )
  • Delray Newspaper ( 43 issues )
  • Different Drummer ( 5 issues )
  • Dixie (Jacksonville, FL) ( 4 issues )
  • Dixie County advocate. ( 317 issues )
  • DoF News ( 11 items )
  • Downtown community paper ( 17 issues )
  • Drew Field echoes. ( 99 items )
  • Eagle’s Eye ( 30 issues )
  • East Coast advocate. ( 484 issues )
  • East County observer ( 43 issues )
  • East Florida advocate (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 6 issues )
  • East Florida banner (Ocala, Fla.) ( 16 issues )
  • East Florida Courier ( 3 issues )
  • East Floridian (Fernandina, Fla.) ( 10 issues )
  • East Orlando sun ( 9 issues )
  • East Pasco County business focus ( 11 issues )
  • Eastern Herald (Palatka, Fla.) ( 10 issues )
  • Eglin flyer ( 33 issues )
  • Eight Bells ( 86 items )
  • Energy Express ( 87 items )
  • Enterprise ( 302 issues )
  • Enterprise herald ( 8 issues )
  • Enterprise-recorder ( 215 issues )
  • Eustis Lake region ( 162 issues )
  • Evening news ( 381 issues )
  • Everglades News ( 461 issues )
  • Everglades report ( 19 items )
  • Eye ( 12 issues )
  • Family friend. ( 140 issues )
  • Federation Star ( 45 issues )
  • Fernandina Beach news-leader. ( 157 issues )
  • Fernandina express. ( 83 issues )
  • Fernandina news (Fernandina, Fla. : 1891) ( 55 issues )
  • Fernandina news-record ( 7 issues )
  • Fernandina observer (Fernandina, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Fernandina record ( 3 issues )
  • Fine print ( 31 items )
  • Flagler Tribune ( 569 issues )
  • FLANGO ( 34 items )
  • Florida ( 3 issues )
  • Florida advocate ( 625 issues )
  • Florida agriculturist (De Land, Fla.). ( 1090 issues )
  • Florida agriculturist (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 4 issues )
  • Florida alligator. ( 3731 issues )
  • Florida Argus, and Pensacola literary, agricultural & commercial … ( 22 issues )
  • Florida Beacon ( 7 issues )
  • Florida black voice ( 3 issues )
  • Florida Catholic ( 362 issues )
  • Florida Christian advocate. ( 6 issues )
  • Florida Democrat ( 17 issues )
  • Florida Democrat and mechanic’s and workingman’s advocate (Pensac… ( 9 issues )
  • Florida dispatch (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.) ( 105 issues )
  • Florida dispatch (Newnansville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower ( 13 issues )
  • Florida dispatch. ( 42 items )
  • Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887) ( 49 issues )
  • Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1893) ( 423 issues )
  • Florida guardsmen ( 302 items )
  • Florida Herald ( 145 issues )
  • Florida Herald and Southern Democrat ( 334 issues )
  • Florida home companion (Ocala, Fla.) ( 15 issues )
  • Florida home-seeker ( 2 issues )
  • Florida Immigrant ( 12 issues )
  • Florida index (Lake City, Fla.) ( 524 issues )
  • Florida Intelligencer ( 18 issues )
  • Florida journal (Apalachicola, Fla. : 1840) ( 3 issues )
  • Florida Keys keynoter. ( 1140 issues )
  • Florida mirror (Fernandina, Fla.) ( 317 issues )
  • Florida news (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1852) ( 276 issues )
  • Florida record ( 9 issues )
  • Florida Republican (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1848) ( 364 issues )
  • Florida Republican (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Florida review ( 4 items )
  • Florida sentinel (Tallahassee, Fla.) ( 309 issues )
  • Florida star (Jacksonville, FL) ( 1466 items )
  • Florida star (Titusville, FL) ( 734 issues )
  • Florida Telegraph. ( 2 issues )
  • Florida times-union (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1883) ( 7 issues )
  • Florida times-union and citizen ( 3 issues )
  • Florida Towndsendite ( 3 issues )
  • Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. : weekly) ( 147 issues )
  • Florida watchman (Tallahassee, Fla.) ( 7 issues )
  • Florida weekly ( 221 issues )
  • Florida weekly ( 517 issues )
  • Florida weekly ( 619 issues )
  • Florida weekly express ( 4 issues )
  • Florida Whig ( 96 issues )
  • Florida’s financial and industrial record. ( 27 issues )
  • Floridian and Journal. ( 588 issues )
  • Fort Lauderdale greetings ( 28 issues )
  • Fort Lauderdale shopper ( 5 issues )
  • Fort Pierce news. ( 171 issues )
  • Fort Pierce news-tribune ( 433 issues )
  • Four Corners News-Sun ( 45 issues )
  • Francophone international ( 197 issues )
  • Franklin chronicle ( 348 issues )
  • Franklin county chronicle ( 52 issues )
  • Free press ( 3 issues )
  • Freedom press ( 13 issues )
  • Frostproof news ( 700 issues )
  • Gabber ( 668 issues )
  • Gaceta ( 1266 issues )
  • Gadsden County Times ( 597 issues )
  • Gainesville daily sun. ( 2326 issues )
  • Gainesville iguana. ( 114 issues )
  • Gainesville star. ( 148 issues )
  • Gainesville sun (Gainesville, Fla. : 1964) ( 310 issues )
  • Gainesville sun. ( 624 issues )
  • Gainesville times ( 139 issues )
  • Gate City chronicle ( 2 issues )
  • Gay rag ( 75 items )
  • Gazette-news ( 4 issues )
  • Gilchrist County journal. ( 802 issues )
  • Glades County Democrat. ( 775 issues )
  • Gosport (Pensacola, Fla.) ( 148 items )
  • Gulf Breeze News ( 767 issues )
  • Gulf Coast breeze. ( 89 issues )
  • Gulf Coast progress ( 2 issues )
  • Gulf County breeze ( 2251 issues )
  • Gulf Defender ( 31 issues )
  • Halifax journal ( 39 issues )
  • Halyard ( 46 issues )
  • Happenings ( 73 issues )
  • Herald-advocate. ( 817 items )
  • Heritage Florida Jewish News ( 355 issues )
  • Hernando news (Brooksville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Hernando sun ( 165 issues )
  • Highlands County news ( 102 issues )
  • Highlands news-sun ( 1510 issues )
  • Highlands Sun ( 50 issues )
  • Hollywood Gazette ( 130 issues )
  • Holmes County advertiser ( 104 issues )
  • Holmes County times-advertiser ( 583 issues )
  • Homestead enterprise ( 835 issues )
  • Hometown news ( 247 issues )
  • Hometown news (Daytona Beach, FL) ( 703 issues )
  • Hometown news (Fort Pierce, FL) ( 190 items )
  • Hometown news (Martin County, FL) ( 709 issues )
  • Hometown news (Melbourne, FL) ( 709 issues )
  • Hometown news (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) ( 71 issues )
  • Hometown news (Port Orange, FL) ( 705 issues )
  • Hometown news (Port St. Lucie, FL) ( 706 issues )
  • Hometown news (Sebastian, FL) ( 582 issues )
  • Hometown news (Vero Beach, FL) ( 696 issues )
  • Howey tribune ( 12 issues )
  • Hurlburt patriot ( 20 issues )
  • Immokalee bulletin ( 546 issues )
  • Incoming Mail ( 8 items )
  • Independent Florida Alligator ( 7892 items )
  • Indian River advocate and East Coast chronicle. ( 104 issues )
  • Indian River advocate. ( 217 issues )
  • Interlachen Bulletin ( 2 issues )
  • Island City News. ( 3 issues )
  • Island reporter ( 18 items )
  • Island Sand Paper ( 924 issues )
  • Island sun (Sanibel, Fla.) ( 560 issues )
  • Island times ( 382 issues )
  • Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992) ( 1469 issues )
  • Islander (Anna Maria, Fla.) ( 254 issues )
  • Islander news ( 289 items )
  • Jackson County Floridan ( 2351 issues )
  • Jacksonville courier (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 60 issues )
  • Jacksonville daily record ( 389 issues )
  • Jacksonville free press ( 691 issues )
  • Jacksonville herald ( 4 issues )
  • Jacksonville record & observer ( 71 issues )
  • Jacksonville standard (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 9 issues )
  • Jacobean, The Voice of Jacob ( 11 issues )
  • Jasper news (Jasper, Fla.) ( 906 issues )
  • Jax air news. ( 2299 issues )
  • JaxStrong ( 33 items )
  • Jefferson County journal ( 503 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian (Miami, Fla.) ( 3158 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian (Palm Beach, Fla. : December 24, 1982-August 30… ( 113 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian and Shofar of Greater Hollywood ( 344 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of greater Ft. Lauderdale ( 565 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of North Broward ( 65 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach, Fla. : Februar… ( 225 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of Palm Beach County (Palm Beach, Fla. : Septemb… ( 167 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of Pinellas County ( 109 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of South Broward ( 182 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of South County ( 364 issues )
  • Jewish Floridian of Tampa ( 342 issues )
  • Jewish News of Sarasota-Manatee ( 110 issues )
  • Jewish Press of Pinellas County ( 235 issues )
  • Jewish Press of Tampa ( 237 issues )
  • Jewish Unity. ( 3 issues )
  • Kaleidoscope ( 11 issues )
  • Kennedy Space Center annual report ( 26 items )
  • Key Largo City news ( 3 issues )
  • Key look out. ( 4 issues )
  • Key of the Gulf (Key West, Fla. : 1855) ( 14 issues )
  • Key outpost ( 3 issues )
  • Key West citizen (Key West, Fla.) ( 5815 issues )
  • Key West Democrat. ( 10 issues )
  • Key West dispatch (Key West, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Key West enquirer (Key West, Fla.) ( 80 issues )
  • Key West gazette (Key West, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Key West gazette. ( 51 issues )
  • Key West Morning Call ( 2 issues )
  • Key West morning journal. ( 133 issues )
  • Key West register, and commercial advertiser ( 26 issues )
  • Key West weekly ( 396 issues )
  • Kissimmee Valley ( 257 issues )
  • Kissimmee Valley gazette. ( 1132 issues )
  • Lake City reporter ( 3977 issues )
  • Lake Okeechobee news ( 274 issues )
  • Lake Region Monitor ( 310 issues )
  • Lake Wales news ( 94 issues )
  • Lake Worth Herald ( 51 issues )
  • Lakeland evening telegram ( 3067 items )
  • Lakeland Ledger ( 138 issues )
  • Lakeland morning star ( 1067 issues )
  • Lakeland star ( 1523 issues )
  • Lakeland star telegram ( 254 issues )
  • Laker ( 191 issues )
  • Laker (Wesley Chapel Edition) ( 373 issues )
  • Laker (Zephyrhills edition) ( 406 issues )
  • Land of flowers ( 181 issues )
  • Largo leader ( 543 issues )
  • L’CHAYIM ( 98 issues )
  • Leesburg commercial ( 39 issues )
  • Leesburg commercial ( 39 issues )
  • Levy County citizen ( 19 issues )
  • Levy County citizen ( 19 issues )
  • Levy County journal. ( 576 issues )
  • Levy County news ( 77 items )
  • Levy times-Democrat (Bronson, Fla.). ( 22 issues )
  • Live oak (Pensacola, Fla.) ( 4 issues )
  • Live Oak daily Democrat. ( 219 issues )
  • Lochmede ( 105 issues )
  • Lochmede ( 105 issues )
  • Longboat observer ( 74 items )
  • Lutz news ( 457 issues )
  • Madison County Carrier ( 746 issues )
  • Madison enterprise-recorder. ( 942 issues )
  • Manatee banner ( 54 issues )
  • Manatee River journal ( 1026 issues )
  • Manatee River journal ( 513 issues )
  • Manatee River journal and Bradentown herald ( 201 issues )
  • Manatee River journal and Braidentown news ( 35 issues )
  • Manatee River journal-herald ( 143 issues )
  • Manatee River journal-news ( 96 issues )
  • Mandarin newsline ( 125 issues )
  • Marathon weekly ( 397 issues )
  • Mayo free press ( 807 issues )
  • Melbourne times ( 229 issues )
  • Metropolis ( 83 issues )
  • Miami Daily News. July 14, 1929. ( 2 issues )
  • Miami herald ( 3 issues )
  • Miami Laker ( 136 issues )
  • Miami New Times (Florida) ( 1116 issues )
  • Miami times ( 1419 issues )
  • Miccosukee Everglades news ( 9 issues )
  • Middle Florida Industrial Bulletin ( 3 issues )
  • Milton gazette ( 234 issues )
  • Mirror ( 3 items )
  • Mirror (Mayport, FL) ( 561 issues )
  • Missileer ( 91 issues )
  • Monthly Florida bulletin ( 3 issues )
  • Monticello news (Monticello, Fla.). ( 1972 issues )
  • Morning Sun ( 95 issues )
  • Morning Tribune (Tampa, Florida) ( 165 issues )
  • Mount Dora topic ( 3 issues )
  • Mullet Rapper ( 343 issues )
  • Naples Florida weekly ( 520 items )
  • Napoli navigator ( 14 items )
  • Nassau County leader ( 32 issues )
  • Network ( 4 issues )
  • Neutral ( 12 issues )
  • New enterprise. ( 515 issues )
  • New era (Gainesville, Fla.) ( 70 issues )
  • New era (Key West, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • New Smyrna breeze ( 54 issues )
  • New Smyrna inlet ( 3 issues )
  • New South (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1874 : Weekly) ( 9 issues )
  • New South. ( 69 issues )
  • New times ( 28 issues )
  • New Times Broward-Palm Beach ( 265 issues )
  • Newport gazette ( 15 issues )
  • News (Jacksonville, Fl) ( 158 issues )
  • News research for better newspapers. ( 5 items )
  • Newscaster ( 30 issues )
  • News-herald ( 2287 issues )
  • News-Leader (Fernandina Beach, Fla.). ( 1611 issues )
  • News-register ( 2 issues )
  • News-sun. ( 1687 issues )
  • Nonahood news ( 60 issues )
  • Northeast journal ( 54 issues )
  • Nuevos rumbos ( 4 items )
  • Observer news ( 535 issues )
  • Ocala argus (Ocala, Fla.) ( 5 issues )
  • Ocala banner (Ocala, Fla. : 1883) ( 1274 issues )
  • Ocala Down Town ( 142 issues )
  • Ocala evening star. ( 8121 issues )
  • Ocaleean ensign ( 7 issues )
  • Okaloosa news=journal ( 137 issues )
  • Okeechobee News. ( 2888 issues )
  • Okeechobee News. ( 351 issues )
  • OnCuba travel ( 10 items )
  • Orange City times ( 27 issues )
  • Orange County reporter ( 7 issues )
  • Orlando daily record ( 3 issues )
  • Orlando Morning Sentinel ( 318 issues )
  • Orlando record ( 2 issues )
  • Osceola news-gazette. ( 1599 issues )
  • Osprey observer ( 55 issues )
  • Out clique magazine ( 46 items )
  • Pabor Lake Pineapple ( 53 issues )
  • Palatka daily news ( 781 issues )
  • Palatka morning post ( 907 issues )
  • Palatka news and advertiser ( 580 issues )
  • Palatka Weekly Advertiser ( 207 issues )
  • Palatka weekly times. ( 24 issues )
  • Palette ( 16 items )
  • Palm Beach independent ( 33 issues )
  • Palm Beach post ( 142 issues )
  • Panama City news-herald ( 2 issues )
  • Panama City pilot. ( 84 issues )
  • Park press ( 105 issues )
  • Pasco East ( 207 issues )
  • Pasco news ( 1409 issues )
  • Patriot Reader Newsletter ( 121 items )
  • Peninsula (Fernandina, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Pensacola advance=gazette ( 4 issues )
  • Pensacola commercial (Pensacola, Fla. : 1883) ( 501 issues )
  • Pensacola commercial (Pensacola, Fla. : 1888) ( 605 issues )
  • Pensacola evening news. ( 14 issues )
  • Pensacola fish news ( 2 issues )
  • Pensacola Gazette ( 441 issues )
  • Pensacola Gazette and Florida Advertiser ( 94 issues )
  • Pensacola Gazette and West Florida Advertiser ( 185 issues )
  • Pensacola journal. ( 5948 issues )
  • Pensacola observer ( 42 issues )
  • Pensacola semi=weekly commercial. ( 6 issues )
  • Pensacola weekly commercial ( 9 issues )
  • Pensacolian ( 297 issues )
  • Perry News-Herald (Perry, Fla.) ( 821 issues )
  • Phoenix ( 5 issues )
  • Pinellas news. ( 269 issues )
  • Planeside Magazine ( 39 items )
  • Plant City courier & tribune ( 83 issues )
  • Plant City courier ( 104 issues )
  • Polk County Democrat (Bartow, Fla.). ( 1252 issues )
  • Polk County record ( 301 issues )
  • Polk County star ( 242 issues )
  • Polk County sun ( 31 issues )
  • Polk news sun ( 131 issues )
  • Pompano Pelican ( 620 issues )
  • Ponte Vedra leader. ( 255 issues )
  • Ponte Vedra NewsLine ( 78 issues )
  • Port Charlotte sun ( 476 issues )
  • Postal express news ( 26 issues )
  • Punta Gorda herald. ( 526 issues )
  • Putnam County Courier Journal ( 370 issues )
  • Q magazine ( 95 issues )
  • Quincy herald ( 6 issues )
  • Quincy semi-weekly dispatch ( 4 issues )
  • Quincy times (Quincy, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Raíces de la perla ( 18 items )
  • Reporter ( 142 issues )
  • Ribbiting News Communiqué ( 10 items )
  • River weekly news ( 559 issues )
  • Riverbend news ( 60 issues )
  • Riverland news ( 543 issues )
  • Safety Harbor herald ( 92 issues )
  • Saint Johns County weekly St. Augustine chronicle ( 2 issues )
  • San Antonio herald ( 2 issues )
  • San Mateo item. ( 72 issues )
  • Sanford herald ( 471 issues )
  • Santa Rosa’s press gazette ( 1594 issues )
  • Sarasota News Leader ( 98 issues )
  • Sarasota observer ( 75 items )
  • Sarasota Pride ( 2 items )
  • Scuttlebutt ( 144 items )
  • Seald-sweet chronicle ( 35 issues )
  • Seminole beacon ( 542 issues )
  • Seminole voice ( 198 issues )
  • Semi-weekly true Democrat ( 67 issues )
  • Senior focus ( 37 issues )
  • Shining Beacon ( 11 items )
  • Shpiel ( 50 issues )
  • Siesta Key observer ( 145 issues )
  • Silver Springs news pictorial ( 2 issues )
  • Smith’s weekly ( 8 issues )
  • Solares Hill ( 408 issues )
  • Soleil de la Floride ( 840 issues )
  • South Florida banner ( 101 issues )
  • South Florida courier ( 9 issues )
  • South Florida Gay News ( 263 items )
  • South Florida home ( 3 issues )
  • South Florida times ( 2 issues )
  • South Lake press ( 307 issues )
  • South Marion Citizen ( 476 issues )
  • Southern advocate ( 11 issues )
  • Southern argus ( 87 issues )
  • Southern Baptist witness ( 2 issues )
  • Southern Jewish weekly ( 761 issues )
  • Southern rights (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Southern sun (Ocala, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • Southernmost flyer ( 244 issues )
  • Southside NewsLine ( 63 issues )
  • Southwest Orange observer ( 44 issues )
  • Spaceport magazine ( 69 items )
  • Spaceport news ( 451 items )
  • Spotlight ( 2 items )
  • Spring arts guide ( 6 items )
  • St. Andrews Bay news ( 469 issues )
  • St. Andrews buoy. ( 292 issues )
  • St. Andrews messenger ( 6 issues )
  • St. Augustine Beaches News Journal ( 60 issues )
  • St. Augustine evening news ( 27 issues )
  • St. Augustine evening record ( 9 issues )
  • St. Augustine examiner (Saint Augustine, Fla.) ( 244 issues )
  • St. Augustine news ( 44 issues )
  • St. Augustine press ( 8 issues )
  • St. Augustine record (Saint Augustine, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • St. Augustine Shores Observer ( 90 issues )
  • St. Augustine weekly news ( 37 issues )
  • St. Cloud tribune ( 3 issues )
  • St. Johns County herald ( 49 issues )
  • St. Johns County herald and St. Augustine weekly record ( 12 issues )
  • St. John’s weekly ( 10 issues )
  • St. Joseph times ( 84 issues )
  • St. Lucie County tribune. ( 283 issues )
  • St. Pete Pride ( 3 items )
  • St. Petersburg advocate ( 18 issues )
  • Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.). ( 4250 issues )
  • Star advocate ( 344 issues )
  • Star of the west (Apalachicola, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Star-advocate. ( 158 issues )
  • Stuart messenger ( 516 issues )
  • Stuart times ( 142 issues )
  • Summer gator ( 29 items )
  • Sumter County times. ( 982 issues )
  • Sun ( 70 issues )
  • Sun (Belle Glade, Fla.). ( 667 issues )
  • Sun Bay paper ( 170 issues )
  • Sun ( 52 issues )
  • Sunland tribune (Tampa, Fla.) ( 244 issues )
  • Sunshine Spokesman ( 12 items )
  • Surfside Islander slant ( 51 issues )
  • Surfside slant – Islander ( 52 issues )
  • Surfside slant ( 102 issues )
  • Surfside Sun ( 60 issues )
  • Suwannee Democrat. ( 1650 issues )
  • Suwannee Valley times ( 16 issues )
  • Syrian Lebanese star. ( 77 issues )
  • Taco times. ( 814 issues )
  • Tallahassee daily capital ( 4 issues )
  • Tallahassee daily Democrat ( 2 issues )
  • Tallahassee sentinel (Tallahassee, Fla.) ( 105 issues )
  • Tallahasseean ( 178 issues )
  • Tampa Bay newspapers ( 11 issues )
  • Tampa Bay newspapers ( 32 issues )
  • Tampa daily times ( 59 issues )
  • Tampa herald. ( 2 issues )
  • Tampa life ( 3 issues )
  • Tampa morning tribune ( 2 issues )
  • Tampa Pride ( 4 items )
  • Tampa tribune (Tampa, Fla.) ( 125 issues )
  • Tarpon Springs Beacon ( 20 issues )
  • Tarpon Springs leader ( 600 issues )
  • Telegraph (Cedar Key, Fla.) ( 2 issues )
  • The Burning Spear ( 233 issues )
  • The Clay County crescent. ( 156 issues )
  • The Collier County news. ( 5 issues )
  • The Daily Equator-Democrat. ( 13 issues )
  • The Daily Miami metropolis. ( 932 issues )
  • The daily news. ( 1083 issues )
  • The daily news. ( 259 issues )
  • The Daytona gazette news. ( 467 issues )
  • The Family Tree ( 11 items )
  • The Florida peninsular. ( 495 issues )
  • The Florida times. ( 23 issues )
  • The Florida Weekly Advocate ( 145 issues )
  • The Floridian. ( 654 issues )
  • The Fort Myers press. ( 102 issues )
  • The Homestead Leader ( 738 issues )
  • The Key West Advertiser ( 3 issues )
  • The Key West over-sea Sunday star. ( 2 issues )
  • The Kissimmee gazette. ( 311 issues )
  • The leader-enterprise. ( 665 issues )
  • The Miami metropolis. ( 729 issues )
  • The morning sentinel. ( 589 issues )
  • The Navigator ( 11 items )
  • The News leader ( 135 issues )
  • The news leader. ( 131 issues )
  • The news-herald ( 72 issues )
  • The Newsletter ( 14 items )
  • The Palatka news. ( 302 issues )
  • The Pride Center Voice ( 9 issues )
  • The Semi-weekly Floridian. ( 190 issues )
  • The Signature ( 63 items )
  • The Starke Telegraph. ( 52 issues )
  • The Stuart news. ( 208 issues )
  • The Weekly Miami metropolis. ( 14 issues )
  • The Winter Haven sun ( 181 issues )
  • Times-herald (Palatka, Fla.) ( 117 issues )
  • Tip of the spear ( 102 issues )
  • Trench and camp ( 11 issues )
  • Tri-weekly union (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 157 issues )
  • Tropical sun. ( 603 issues )
  • Tuskawilla news (Micanopy, Fla.) ( 15 issues )
  • Tyndall target. ( 117 items )
  • Union County times. ( 766 issues )
  • Union County times. ( 770 issues )
  • university news. ( 5 issues )
  • Upper Keys weekly ( 209 issues )
  • Upper Keys weekly ( 349 issues )
  • Venice gondolier (Venice, Fla. : 1946) ( 261 issues )
  • Venice gondolier sun. ( 1953 issues )
  • Venice gondolier sun. ( 1998 issues )
  • Veteran voice ( 152 issues )
  • Veteranos su salud cuenta ( 22 items )
  • Veterans health matters ( 23 items )
  • Veterans Newsletter ( 88 items )
  • Veterans’ Voice ( 10 items )
  • Victims’ advocate ( 73 items )
  • Voice of South Marion ( 430 issues )
  • Volusia County record (De Land, Fla. : 1888) ( 314 issues )
  • Voz catolica ( 125 issues )
  • Wakulla County news. ( 206 issues )
  • Wakulla neighbor ( 61 issues )
  • Wakulla news. ( 808 issues )
  • Warrior Medic Magazine ( 12 issues )
  • Warrior Medic Monthly ( 24 issues )
  • Washington County news ( 1557 issues )
  • Waterfront news. ( 320 issues )
  • Waterfront times ( 116 issues )
  • Watermark ( 261 issues )
  • Web defender ( 57 issues )
  • Wedding guide ( 4 items )
  • Weekly Florida citizen (Jacksonville, Fla.) ( 3 issues )
  • Weekly Florida union ( 31 issues )
  • Weekly Floridian ( 816 issues )
  • Weekly industrial record. ( 345 issues )
  • Weekly sun. ( 20 issues )
  • Weekly Tallahasseean. ( 89 issues )
  • Weekly Tribune (Tampa, Florida) ( 126 issues )
  • Weekly true Democrat ( 83 issues )
  • Weekly true Democrat. ( 238 issues )
  • Wellen Park journal ( 2 issues )
  • West Marion messenger ( 462 issues )
  • West Orange observer ( 23 issues )
  • West Orange times ( 810 issues )
  • West Villages journal ( 5 issues )
  • West-Florida times (Pensacola, Fla.) ( 4 issues )
  • Westside journal ( 92 issues )
  • Whig banner (Palatka, Fla.) ( 6 issues )
  • Whistlestop News Communiqué ( 10 items )
  • Whiting tower ( 289 issues )
  • Wildwood echo ( 84 issues )
  • Williston pioneer sun news ( 298 issues )
  • Williston progress ( 74 issues )
  • Williston sun ( 90 issues )
  • Wilton Manors gazette ( 28 items )
  • Windermere Observer ( 198 issues )
  • Winning hand ( 9 items )
  • Winter Haven Daily News-Chief ( 310 issues )
  • Winter Park advocate ( 2 issues )
  • Winter Park post ( 47 issues )
  • Winter Park-Maitland observer ( 555 issues )
  • Wire magazine ( 443 items )
  • WomaNews : Gainesville’s Feminist Newspaper. ( 28 issues )

County and Library Collections:

Boca Raton Newspaper Archive

  • Boca Raton News (1955–1970)
  • The Pelican (1948–1953)
  • The Spanish River Papers (1973–1987)
  • The Weekly Tattler (June–September 1938)

Boynton Beach Public Library Digital Newspapers

  • Boynton Beach Monday Paper 
  • Boynton Beach News
  • Boynton Beach News Journal
  • Boynton Beach Star
  • Boynton Bugle
  • Boynton Herald
  • Boynton Hi-Lite
  • Lake Worth Herald
  • Lucene Herald
  • Palm Beach Post Brown Wrapper
  • Sun Sentinel Sunday Brown Wrapper
  • The Boynton News
  • The Boynton Progress
  • The Examiner
  • The Times-Leader

Central Florida Memory Newspapers

  • DeLand Collegiate
  • Florida Home Farm and Field
  • Illustrated Orange County Florida
  • John B Stetson Collegiate
  • Lochmede
  • Orange County Reporter
  • The Rollins Sandspur
  • Sanford Chronicle
  • Sanford Today
  • Sandspur
  • St. Cloud Tribune
  • Stetson Collegiate
  • Stetson Weekly Collegiate
  • The Greeter
  • The Script
  • This Week in Sanford

Coral Gables Memory – Newspapers

  • Coral Gables Times
  • The Guide
  • The Times-Leader

Florida Hidden Treasures

  • Panama City Pilot
  • Panama Kraft Messenger
  • Panama Kraft News
  • St Andrews Bay News
  • The Bay Liner
  • Jackson County Floridan
  • Papoose
  • Smoke Signals
  • Destin Log
  • Destin Weekly Log
  • Lynn Haven Free Press
  • Lynn Haven Tribune
  • The Weekly Spokesman
  • De Funiak Springs Signal
  • Okaloosa News-Journal
  • The Breeze
  • The Defuniak Herald
  • The Florala News
  • The Florala News Democrat
  • West Florida Daily Globe

University of South Florida Newspaper Archives

Wakulla County Newspapers

Student Collections:

Barry University – Miami Shores

Broward College – Fort Lauderdale

Christopher Columbus High School – Miami

College of Boca Raton – Boca Raton

Coral Reef Senior High School – Miami

Daytona State College – Daytona Beach

Eckerd College – St. Petersburg

Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach

Flagler College – St. Augustine

Florida A&M University – Tallahassee

Florida Atlantic University – Boca Raton

Florida Gulf Coast University – Fort Meyers

Florida Institute of Technology – Melbourne

Florida International University – Miami

Florida Southern College – Sutherland

Florida State College – Jacksonville

Florida State University – Tallahassee

Gulf Coast State College – Panama City

J. W. Mitchell High School – Trinity

Jacksonville University – Jacksonville

Lakeland High School – Lakeland

Lakewood High School – St.Petersburg

Lynn University – Boca Raton

Marymount College – Boca Raton

Miami Dade College North – Miami

Miami Dade College – Miami

Miami Palmetto Senior High School – Palmetto

Miami Senior High School – Miami

New College of Florida – Sarasota

Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale

Palm Beach Atlantic University – West Palm Beach

Palm Beach State College – Lake Worth

Rollins College – Winter Park

Roosevelt Junior College – West Palm Beach

Saint Leo University – St. Leo

Seminole State College – Sanford

Stetson University – DeLand

Tallahassee Community College – Tallahassee

University of Central Florida – Orlando

University of Florida – Gainesville

University of Miami – Coral Gables

University of North Florida – Jacksonville

University of South Florida – St. Petersburg

University of South Florida – Tampa

University of Tampa – Tampa

University of West Florida – Pensacola

Valencia College – Orlando

Miscellaneous Collections and Indexes:

Jacksonville Newspaper Indexes

  • The Jacksonville Journal
  • The Florida Times-Union
  • The Florida Times-Union Star Edition

Independent Voices – Alternative Newspapers

  • Balaklava
  • The Flamingo Park Gazette
  • WomaNews
  • Defense Committee Newsletter
  • Hogarm
  • Instauration
  • Olive Branch, The

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Newspapers 1933-1942

Southern School News Archive

Small Town Papers

Newspaper Abstracts – Florida

For Obituary Indexes, transcriptions, and other death/obituary information from historic newspapers, please check out the Obituaries page. ​​

Other Free Sites:

Clearwater

Deland

Dunedin

Ft. Lauderdale

Gainesville

Hollywood

Jacksonville

Key West

Miami

Miami Beach

Pensacola

Safety Harbor

St. Augustine

St. Cloud

St. Petersburg​

Starke

Tampa

Temple Terrace

Winter Park

Subscription or Pay Sites:

Ancestry.com:

There are currently 26 publications available at this site. See all the titles at Ancestry – Florida Newspapers

Genealogy Bank:

There are currently 278 publications available at this site. See all the titles at Genealogy Bank – Florida Newspapers

Newspaper Archive:

There are currently 143 publications available at this site. See all the titles at Newspaper Archive – Florida

Newspapers.com:

There are currently 90 publications available at this site. See all the titles at Newspapers.com – Florida.

And Finally:

You also need to visit the University of Florida Libraries site from time to time, which can tell you what is occurring in the state with regard to online and other format newspaper availability.

Please note – even more may be available via a local or state library where a library card is required. And of course, there is always microfilm for those that have not been made available online as yet.

For more links for different states, provinces, and countries – please see the Newspaper Links page on this website.

Good Luck and Happy Hunting!

For other Free Florida Links, click on the category of interest:

Newspapers
Yearbooks
Births
Marriages
Deaths
BMD Records
Alumni Records
Cemetery Records
Church Records
Coroner Records
Criminal Records
Directories
Divorce Records
Immigration Records
Military Records
Mortuary Records
Naturalizations
Obituaries
Photos
Probate and Wills
School Records
Tax Records
Voter Records

2 replies on “Florida Online Historical Newspapers Summary”

I grew up in Hialeah, FL during the 50s. There was a small new paper called “The Home News.” If possible, I’d like to know how I can research and get copies of issues of that news paper. Can you help?
Thank you!!

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