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Welcome to Whitney ...

Whitney is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

Whitney is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Whitney is within the boundaries of the (864) area code.

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, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, 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.

  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Whitney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<4>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Whitney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<4>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Whitney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<4>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Whitney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<4>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<4>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<4>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<4>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Whitney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<4>

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.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitney ...

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

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).

We also found Whitney on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Spartanburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Whitney) 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 Whitney. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9828, Longitude: -81.9291    
<4>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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