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Welcome to Whitney ...
So far, we have found very little information about Whitney. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Whitney to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Whitney, please Contact Us.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Whitney is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The area where Whitney was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Adding Whitney to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Whitney in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Whitney was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Whitney on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Whitney ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Whitney - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, 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.
Communities near Whitney ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Whitney.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitney. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitney.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Whitney.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitney. See our Newspapers Page for Whitney.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Placer County: www.placer.ca.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 18 Sep 2021