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Welcome to White Plains ...
The location of White Plains has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of White Plains, you might consider that their post office opened in 1870.
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), White Plains had a population of 2,196 people.<3> (see below for details).
White Plains is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: White Plains lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from White Plains (for example, toward Sunbright), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The telephone area code for White Plains: (931)
Communities Also Named White Plains ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named White Plains - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (3), South Carolina (3) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for White Plains.
Communities near White Plains ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near White Plains.
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 White Plains. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Plains.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of White Plains. 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 White Plains.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around White Plains. See our Newspapers Page for White Plains.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Plains ...
Looking for more information about White Plains? 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 White Plains, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for White Plains.
Adding White Plains to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of White Plains in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for White Plains was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for White Plains.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Plains. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountytn.gov/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024