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Welcome to Whitaker ...

Whitaker is located in Wilkinson County.

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

Whitaker is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Whitaker: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities near Whitaker ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jackson   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Centreville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Whitaker

Located in Amite County

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Whitaker

Gloster   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Whitaker

Located in Amite County

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Norwood   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Crosby   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Whitaker

Located in Amite County

Woodland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Ethel   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Whitaker

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

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

Communities Also Named Whitaker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Whitaker - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Whitaker. 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 Whitaker. 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 Whitaker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitaker ...

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

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About Wilkinson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitaker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitaker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0255, Longitude: -91.1037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitaker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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