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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Whitaker.

Communities Also Named Whitaker ...

We have found 14 communities that share the name Whitaker.

While the name Whitaker is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 14 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Geneva County

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This community is historic.<1>

Arkansas

Poinsett County

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Illinois

Kankakee County

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Indiana

Morgan County

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Kansas

Miami County

Our profile page for Whitaker, Miami County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>

Although located in Miami County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kentucky

Floyd County

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Letcher County

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Maryland

Cecil County

Our profile page for Whitaker, Cecil County

We found mention of this community, but have little information.

Although located in Cecil County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mississippi

Wilkinson County

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Oregon

Linn County

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

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Tennessee

Bedford County

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Utah

Salt Lake County

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Virginia

Stafford County

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The Communities of West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

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The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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 Whitaker, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Whitaker could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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