Arizona Archives: 158 Newspapers for Genealogy Research

If you are researching your ancestry from Arizona, you will want to use GenealogyBank’s online AZ newspaper archives: 158 titles to help you search your family history in the “Grand Canyon State,” providing coverage from 1859 to Today. There are millions of articles and records in our online Arizona newspaper archives!

Photo: Phoenix, Arizona
Photo: Phoenix, Arizona. Credit: Bravo1; Wikimedia Commons.

Dig deep into our online archives and search for historical and recent obituaries and other news articles about your ancestors from Arizona in these newspapers. Our AZ newspapers are divided into two collections: Historical Newspapers (complete paper) and Recent Obituaries (obituaries only).

Search Arizona Newspaper Archives (1859 – 1977)

Search Arizona Recent Obituaries (1991 – Today)

Illustration: Arizona state flag
Illustration: Arizona state flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Here is the list of Arizona newspapers in the online archives. Each newspaper title in this list is an active link that will take you directly to that paper’s search page, where you can begin searching for your ancestors by surnames, dates, keywords and more. The AZ newspaper titles are listed alphabetically by city.

CityTitleYears of CoverageIssues AvailableCollection
Apache JunctionApache Junction-Gold Canyon Independent11/13/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Apache JunctionChandler Independent10/20/2010 – 03/30/2011Recent Obituaries
Apache JunctionEast Mesa Independent11/13/2007 – 03/30/2016Recent Obituaries
Apache JunctionQueen Creek Independent01/30/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
ArizolaOasis05/11/1893 – 12/28/1912955Newspaper Archives
Arizona CityArizona City Independent05/31/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BensonSan Pedro Valley News-Sun01/27/1999 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
BensonBenson signal07/10/1915 – 04/17/1920238Newspaper Archives
BensonBenson Weekly Herald12/20/1884 – 12/20/18841Newspaper Archives
BisbeeArizona daily orb07/15/1899 – 12/31/19226495Newspaper Archives
BisbeeWeekly orb04/10/1898 – 09/24/189946Newspaper Archives
Bullhead CityMohave Valley Daily News10/16/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Casa GrandeCasa Grande Dispatch05/13/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Casa GrandeTri-Valley Dispatch11/15/2000 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Casa GrandeCasa Grande Dispatch: Web Edition Articles04/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Cave CreekSonoran News09/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CliftonCopper Era05/02/2012 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CliftonCopper era06/01/1899 – 11/24/1911543Newspaper Archives
CliftonCopper era and Morenci leader12/01/1911 – 12/29/1922562Newspaper Archives
CliftonClifton clarion01/21/1885 – 08/28/1889180Newspaper Archives
CoolidgeCoolidge Examiner01/09/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CoolidgeFlorence Reminder and Blade-Tribune06/14/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
CoolidgeCoolidge examiner03/07/1930 – 12/27/1946874Newspaper Archives
DouglasDouglas Dispatch09/24/1998 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
DouglasDouglas daily dispatch01/01/1926 – 03/31/1928703Newspaper Archives
DuncanDuncan Arizonian04/05/1911 – 11/05/1913122Newspaper Archives
EloyEloy Enterprise01/09/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlagstaffArizona Daily Sun05/01/2005 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlagstaffFlagstaff Live!01/28/2016 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
FlagstaffArizona champion10/06/1883 – 11/25/19272248Newspaper Archives
FlagstaffSkylight kicker11/25/1897 – 12/30/18976Newspaper Archives
FlorenceFlorence tribune08/25/1892 – 12/28/1901236Newspaper Archives
Fort HuachucaApache sentinel07/16/1943 – 04/27/194587Newspaper Archives
Fort HuachucaPost script09/29/1944 – 06/15/19457Newspaper Archives
Fort WhippleArizona miner03/09/1864 – 12/27/19222685Newspaper Archives
GilbertGilbert Independent10/20/2010 – 07/06/2011Recent Obituaries
GlendaleGlendale Star12/13/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GlendalePeoria Times01/17/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GlendaleVoice, The: Glendale Community College05/05/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
GlobeArizona Silver Belt01/10/1879 – 01/31/18794Newspaper Archives
GlobeArizona Silver Belt05/09/1878 – 09/01/19071319Newspaper Archives
GlobeDaily Arizona silver belt01/02/1907 – 05/26/19101002Newspaper Archives
Green ValleyGreen Valley News & Sun05/09/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Green ValleySahuarita Sun02/08/2006 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
HolbrookArgus12/12/1895 – 05/05/1900220Newspaper Archives
HolbrookHolbrook argus05/12/1900 – 02/04/1913618Newspaper Archives
HolbrookHolbrook news05/14/1909 – 12/29/1922703Newspaper Archives
KearnyCopper Basin News09/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
KingmanMohave County Miner10/30/1897 – 10/30/18971Newspaper Archives
KingmanMohave County miner and our mineral wealth11/05/1882 – 12/01/19221993Newspaper Archives
Little RockPrescott Weekly Courier03/28/1890 – 03/28/18901Newspaper Archives
MaranaMarana News12/24/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MaricopaCommunicator10/17/2009 – 02/09/2013Recent Obituaries
MaricopaMaricopa Monitor12/23/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
MesaMesa free press07/06/1893 – 03/22/1901383Newspaper Archives
NogalesNogales International12/18/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
NogalesMonitor09/05/1890 – 09/05/18901Newspaper Archives
NogalesBorder vidette05/15/1897 – 07/07/19342218Newspaper Archives
NogalesDaily morning oasis12/01/1917 – 12/30/1920904Newspaper Archives
ParkerParker post07/01/1911 – 11/09/1918362Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona Informant05/04/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixScottsdale Independent01/16/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixPhoenix New Times01/29/2007 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixTown of Paradise Valley Independent01/16/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixPhoenix Daily Herald10/02/1879 – 11/09/1882729Newspaper Archives
PhoenixWeekly Phoenix Herald01/26/1878 – 06/22/1899487Newspaper Archives
PhoenixWeekly Republican06/29/1899 – 03/07/190180Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona Capitol Times06/27/2003 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixArizona republican05/19/1890 – 06/29/192210672Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona weekly republican05/19/1892 – 02/23/18934Newspaper Archives
PhoenixYellow Sheet Report08/03/2018 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
PhoenixEl sol01/23/1942 – 12/28/19621094Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona gleam12/15/1929 – 11/26/1937106Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona sun07/07/1944 – 12/27/1963792Newspaper Archives
PhoenixArizona tribune07/25/1958 – 12/27/1963275Newspaper Archives
PhoenixPhoenix index08/12/1939 – 08/29/1942120Newspaper Archives
PhoenixPhoenix tribune08/03/1918 – 03/01/1931282Newspaper Archives
PhoenixPhoenix Gazette08/01/1893 – 10/25/18932Newspaper Archives
PhoenixEl mensajero08/12/1933 – 01/01/1945311Newspaper Archives
PhoenixEl Observador mexicano10/02/1897 – 10/22/189828Newspaper Archives
PhoenixPhoenix Jewish news12/31/1948 – 12/27/1963318Newspaper Archives
PhoenixIndependent – 3 KTVK01/02/2019 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Pinal CityDrill05/29/1880 – 08/14/188010Newspaper Archives
PostonPoston Chronicle12/22/1942 – 10/23/1945464Newspaper Archives
PrescottArizona Weekly Journal-Miner01/10/1866 – 12/26/19001372Newspaper Archives
PrescottDaily Arizona Miner12/01/1873 – 12/21/18742Newspaper Archives
PrescottPrescott Morning Courier02/23/1885 – 06/30/19082176Newspaper Archives
Queen CreekSoutheast Valley Ledger01/29/2013 – 05/04/2016Recent Obituaries
RiversGila News Courier09/12/1942 – 09/05/1945404Newspaper Archives
SaffordEastern Arizona Courier02/27/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SaffordGraham guardian03/09/1895 – 12/26/19221306Newspaper Archives
Saint JohnsSnips12/18/1902 – 12/18/19021Newspaper Archives
Saint JohnsSnips and the St Johns herald03/19/1903 – 12/31/190475Newspaper Archives
Saint JohnsSt Johns herald02/12/1885 – 02/22/1902834Newspaper Archives
Saint JohnsSt Johns herald and Apache news10/11/1906 – 03/22/1917484Newspaper Archives
Saint JohnsSt Johns herald03/29/1917 – 12/28/1922260Newspaper Archives
San ManuelPinal Nugget03/05/2013 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
San ManuelSan Manuel Miner03/26/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SellsPapago Indian news06/01/1954 – 12/01/1963108Newspaper Archives
Sierra VistaSierra Vista Herald04/11/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SnowflakeSnowflake herald06/27/1913 – 08/26/1921579Newspaper Archives
SonoitaBulletin01/20/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sun CityPeoria Independent01/16/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sun CitySun City West Independent01/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sun CitySun City-Youngtown Independent01/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Sun CitySurprise Independent01/02/2008 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
SupaiSupai weekly news01/02/1957 – 12/18/195988Newspaper Archives
SuperiorSuperior Sun09/12/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TombstoneArizona Kicker12/06/1893 – 02/28/18942Newspaper Archives
TombstoneDaily Tombstone03/21/1885 – 12/07/1886401Newspaper Archives
TombstoneTombstone Daily Epitaph07/20/1880 – 08/11/18951156Newspaper Archives
TombstoneTombstone Daily Prospector01/01/1889 – 06/30/18992680Newspaper Archives
TombstoneWeekly Tombstone Epitaph05/01/1880 – 12/24/19221616Newspaper Archives
TombstoneArizona Kicker11/29/1893 – 10/12/18982Newspaper Archives
TombstoneTombstone Daily Prospector01/01/1889 – 12/30/1899605Newspaper Archives
TubacWeekly Arizonian05/26/1859 – 04/12/18604Newspaper Archives
TucsonArizona Daily Star01/03/1991 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonExplorer01/16/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonTucson Weekly06/09/2011 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonTucsonSentinel.com01/28/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonAlianza08/23/1900 – 10/18/19002Newspaper Archives
TucsonAmigos05/08/1975 – 12/21/197734Newspaper Archives
TucsonArizona Citizen10/15/1870 – 07/29/1876213Newspaper Archives
TucsonArizona Weekly Star05/03/1877 – 10/07/1882269Newspaper Archives
TucsonDos Republicas08/26/1877 – 10/18/187926Newspaper Archives
TucsonFerrocarril05/17/1885 – 05/17/18851Newspaper Archives
TucsonIris06/19/1886 – 06/19/18861Newspaper Archives
TucsonTucson Citizen10/15/1879 – 12/31/19227579Newspaper Archives
TucsonTucsonense03/17/1915 – 11/01/19311116Newspaper Archives
TucsonTucson Citizen01/05/1999 – 05/15/2009Recent Obituaries
TucsonFoothills News11/16/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonDesert Times12/24/2014 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
TucsonArizona Citizen10/15/1870 – 12/26/18961264Newspaper Archives
TucsonArizona weekly enterprise08/06/1881 – 12/27/1890240Newspaper Archives
TucsonEl fronterizo01/06/1882 – 01/15/1929602Newspaper Archives
TucsonWeekly Arizonian03/21/1869 – 04/29/187197Newspaper Archives
TucsonWeekly Arizonian03/03/1859 – 11/17/185932Newspaper Archives
TucsonAztec Press: Pima Community College04/08/2010 – 12/08/2016Recent Obituaries
TucsonEl Tucsonense03/17/1915 – 12/31/19292623Newspaper Archives
TucsonArizona Daily Star09/21/1881 – 12/27/1890132Newspaper Archives
TucsonWeekly Arizonian10/17/1868 – 10/17/18681Newspaper Archives
TucsonTucson Citizen12/16/1901 – 12/08/1902404Newspaper Archives
TucsonFOX – 11 KMSB08/15/2009 – 01/23/2012Recent Obituaries
TucsonArizona post09/24/1946 – 01/25/1963373Newspaper Archives
TucsonEl mosquito04/06/1919 – 11/18/1925259Newspaper Archives
TucsonFronterizo09/29/1878 – 12/17/189256Newspaper Archives
VailVail Sun03/24/2007 – 12/02/2008Recent Obituaries
WickenburgWickenburg Sun11/17/2004 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WillcoxArizona Range News01/10/2001 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
WilliamsWilliams news07/06/1901 – 12/29/19221086Newspaper Archives
Window RockNavajo Times04/01/2010 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
Window RockNavajo times11/01/1959 – 04/01/19606Newspaper Archives
Window RockNavajo times08/04/1960 – 12/27/196296Newspaper Archives
WinslowWinslow daily mail12/10/1926 – 12/31/192619Newspaper Archives
WinslowWinslow mail01/09/1897 – 12/27/19261381Newspaper Archives
YumaSun05/30/2002 – CurrentRecent Obituaries
YumaArizona Sentinel09/27/1873 – 07/15/187650Newspaper Archives
YumaArizona sentinel and Yuma weekly examiner03/23/1872 – 03/07/19182310Newspaper Archives

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