Whitman is an unincorporated community in northeastern Grant County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along Nebraska Highway 2 east of the village of Hyannis, the county seat of Grant County. Its elevation is 3,602 feet (1,098 m), and it is located at 42°2′31″N 101°31′24″W / 42.04194°N 101.52333°WCoordinates: 42°2′31″N 101°31′24″W / 42.04194°N 101.52333°W (42.0419371, -101.5232243). The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory lies just north of the community. Although Whitman is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69366.