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Welcome to Whitten ...

Whitten is located in Gentry County<1>.

The location of Whitten has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Whitten is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Whitten lies within the (660) area code.

Adding Whitten to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Whitten in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Whitten elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Whitten on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Whitten on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Whitten ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Whitten - they are located in Iowa and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Whitten ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Whitten.

  • Bethany [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethany
    • Bethany [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Whitten
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethany<5>
  • Albany [Gentry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Gentry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Whitten
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,675 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Stanberry [Gentry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanberry
    • Stanberry [Gentry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Whitten
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanberry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanberry<5>
  • King City [Gentry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King City
    • King City [Gentry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Whitten
    • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on King City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pattonsburg [Daviess County]
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      • Pattonsburg [Daviess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pattonsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pattonsburg<5>
    • New Hampton [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hampton
      • New Hampton [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hampton
    • Coffey [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffey
      • Coffey [Daviess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffey
    • Jameson [Daviess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jameson
      • Jameson [Daviess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jameson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jameson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jameson<5>
    • Darlington [Gentry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
      • Darlington [Gentry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
    • Weatherby [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weatherby
      • Weatherby [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Whitten
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weatherby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weatherby

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 Whitten. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitten.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whitten. 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 Whitten.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitten. See our Newspapers Page for Whitten.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitten ...

Looking for more information about Whitten? 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 Whitten, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Whitten.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Gentry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitten - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitten) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitten. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1772, Longitude: -94.2733       In this case, the coordinates for Whitten have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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