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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 circulationEdit

The following is a list of the top 10 newspapers in the United States by weekday circulation, including digital circulation.[2][3]

Rank Newspaper Primary
or district
Total average
Owner Nameplate
1 USA Today McLean, Virginia Virginia 2,301,917 Gannett Company  
2 The New York Times New York City New York 2,101,611 The New York Times Company  
3 The Wall Street Journal New York City New York 1,321,827 News Corp  
4 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles California 467,309 Nant Capital  
5 New York Post New York New York 424,721 News Corp  
6 Chicago Tribune Chicago Illinois 384,962 Tribune Publishing  
7 The Washington Post Washington D.C. District of Columbia 356,768 Nash Holdings  
8 Newsday Melville New York 321,296 Newsday Media  
9 Daily News New York City New York 299,538 Tribune Publishing  
10 AM New York New York City New York 298,759 Newsday Media  

Longest running newspaperEdit

By state and territoryEdit

Other lists of U.S. newspapersEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Newspaper Circulation Volume". Newspaper Association of America. 4 September 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  2. ^ "15 Top daily American newspapers". Agility PR. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  3. ^ a b "The 10 Most Popular Daily Newspapers In The United States". WorldAtlas. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  4. ^ About Us", Press-Republican. Originally published as the Plattsburgh Republican, then became the Press-Republican after a merger on October 5, 1942.
  5. ^ "Prospectus for the Columbus Enquirer, January 1828 | TSLAC". Retrieved 2018-01-18.


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