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Whitman, Tennessee

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Welcome to Whitman ...

So far, we have found very little information about Whitman. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Whitman to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Whitman, please Contact Us.

Whitman would have been located within present day Campbell County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Whitman is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Whitman was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Whitman (for example, toward Armathwaite), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Whitman would have been located in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Whitman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Whitman - they are located in Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Whitman. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Whitman. 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 Whitman.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Whitman:

Communities near Whitman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Whitman

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Whitman

Located in Anderson County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Whitman

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Whitman

Located in Union County

Jellico   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Whitman

Caryville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Whitman

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whitman

Located in Union County

Jacksboro   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Whitman

Rocky Top   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Whitman

Located in Anderson County

Fincastle   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Whitman

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Whitman.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Whitman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3123, Longitude: -84.1069     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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