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The location of Whistler













Welcome to Whistler ...

Whistler is located in Mobile County.

The location of Whistler has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Whistler refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Whistlerite<2>

Whistler is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Whistler lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Whistler: (251)

Communities near Whistler ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Whistler and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Axis   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,995   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,960   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mobile   [Map]   190,265   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Saraland   [Map]   14,576   N   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Whistler.

Communities Also Named Whistler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Whistler - they are located in British Columbia, Mississippi and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Whistler.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whistler. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whistler. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whistler.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Whistler:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whistler ...

Looking for more information about Whistler? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Whistler? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Whistler, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Whistler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whistler. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Whistler refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Whistler may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whistler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whistler) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whistler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7566, Longitude: -88.1031     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whistler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whistler.

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