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Welcome to Whitaker ...

Whitaker is located in Bedford County.

Whitaker is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Whitaker, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Whitaker lies within the (931) area code.

Communities near Whitaker ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Whitaker and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chapel Hill   [Map]   1,503   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cornersville   [Map]   1,231   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   11,857   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lynchburg   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Palmetto   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Philadelphia   [Map]   ---   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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, Mississippi, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitaker. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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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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 Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Whitaker. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitaker) 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 Whitaker. 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 Whitaker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitaker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4519, Longitude: -86.6262     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitaker.

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