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Welcome to Whitsett ...

The town of Whitsett is located in Guilford County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitsett has a population of 640 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Whitsett.

Whitsett is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Whitsett lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Whitsett: (336)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitsett had an population of 640 people. This is an increase of 8.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitsett had a population of 590 people. This makes Whitsett the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 590 people, the population of Whitsett decreased 13.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 686 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Whitsett.

Communities Also Named Whitsett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Whitsett - they are located in Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Whitsett ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Whitsett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<6>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<6>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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      • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<6>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<6>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
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      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<6>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Level
    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swepsonville
      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Whitsett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swepsonville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitsett ...

Looking for more information about Whitsett? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Whitsett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Whitsett.

Adding Whitsett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Whitsett 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 Whitsett was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Guilford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Guilford, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitsett.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitsett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Whitsett) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Whitsett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitsettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitsett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0784, Longitude: -79.5721       In this case, the coordinates for Whitsett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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