List of newspapers in the United States


A girl holds a copy of The Washington Post reporting the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 21, 1969

There are many newspapers printed and distributed in the United States.

As of 2018, the United States had 1,279[1] daily newspapers.[2]

Top 10 newspapers by circulation

The following is a list of the top 10 newspapers in the United States by average weekday paid circulation in 2019.[3]

Newspaper Primary service area Headquarters Circulation Owner Nameplate
USA Today National McLean, Virginia 1,621,091 Gannett Company USA Today (2020-01-29).svg
The Wall Street Journal National New York City 1,011,200 News Corp The Wall Street Journal.svg
The New York Times National New York City 483,701 The New York Times Company NewYorkTimes.svg
New York Post New York metropolitan area New York City 426,129 News Corp New York Post.svg
Los Angeles Times Los Angeles metropolitan area El Segundo, California 417,936 Nant Capital Los Angeles Times logo.svg
The Washington Post Washington Metro Area Washington, D.C. 254,379 Nash Holdings The Logo of The Washington Post Newspaper.svg
Star Tribune Minneapolis–Saint Paul Minneapolis, Minnesota 251,822 Star Tribune Media Company Star Tribune Logo.svg
Newsday Long Island, New York Melville, New York 251,473 Newsday Media Group Newsday.svg
Chicago Tribune Chicago metropolitan area Chicago, Illinois 238,103 Tribune Publishing Company Chicago Tribune Logo.svg
The Boston Globe Boston metropolitan area Boston, Massachusetts 230,756 Boston Globe Media Partners The Boston Globe.svg

Longest-running newspapers

By state and territory

List of lists of newspapers:

Other lists of U.S. newspapers

By specialty

By language


See also


  1. ^ Watson, Amy. "Number of daily newspapers in the U.S. 1970-2018".
  2. ^ "Newspaper Circulation Volume". Newspaper Association of America. 4 September 2012. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Top 10 U.S. Daily Newspapers". Cision. January 4, 2019. Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved 2019-10-26.
  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.


  • Alliance for Audited Media Research & Data
  • Top 100 US Newspapers Listed by Circulation at
  • U.S. Newspapers Currently Received at the Library of Congress

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