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Whitwell, Tennessee

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The location of Whitwell

Welcome to Whitwell ...

The city of Whitwell is located in Marion County.

The location of Whitwell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Whitwell has a population of 1,723 people<2> (see below for details).

Whitwell was established in 1956.

The community of Whitwell is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Whitwell (for example, toward Fairmount), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Whitwell is within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitwell had a population of 1,699 people (which is 6.02% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Whitwell the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Whitwell represents 0.03% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,699 people, the population of Whitwell increased 2.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,660 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Whitwell had an population of 1,723 people. This is an increase of 1.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Whitwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Whitwell - it's located in Ohio.

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

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 Whitwell. 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 Whitwell. 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 Whitwell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitwell ...

Looking for more information about Whitwell? 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 Whitwell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Whitwell.

Communities near Whitwell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Whitwell

Located in Hamilton County

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Whitwell

Located in Hamilton County

Red Bank   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whitwell

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Mountain   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Whitwell

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Terrace   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Whitwell

Located in Hamilton County

Milbro Heights   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Dunlap   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Whitwell

Located in Sequatchie County

Rossville   [Map]

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

Located in Walker County (GA)

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Whitwell

South Pittsburg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Whitwell

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Whitwell.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitwell - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitwell) 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 Whitwell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Whitwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1932, Longitude: -85.5204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whitwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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