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Welcome to Whitten Town ...

Whitten Town is located in Tippah County<1>.

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

Whitten Town is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Whitten Town is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Communities near Whitten Town ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Whitten Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitten Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Whitten Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Walnut [Tippah County]
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    • Walnut [Tippah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Whitten Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
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      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
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      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<5>
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<5>
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Whitten Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitten Town ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tippah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Tippah, 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 Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitten Town) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whitten Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitten Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitten Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7770, Longitude: -89.0592       In this case, the coordinates for Whitten Town 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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