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Welcome to Whitney ...

Whitney is located in Saint Clair County.

Whitney is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Whitney (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Whitney ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Argo   [Map]   4,213   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,633   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,699   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Whitney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Whitney - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitney. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whitney. 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 Whitney.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitney ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Whitney. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Saint Clair County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Whitney. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitney) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8679, Longitude: -86.2914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitney.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Whitney.