Whatley, Alabama

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Whatley, Alabama
Census-designated place
Whatley is located in Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°39′3″N 87°42′18″W / 31.65083°N 87.70500°W / 31.65083; -87.70500
Country United States
State Alabama
County Clarke
 • Total 1.291 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Land 1.291 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 154 ft (47 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 150
 • Density 120/sq mi (45/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 251
GNIS ID 153954[3]

Whatley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 150.[4] It is named in honor of Franklin Benjamin Whatley. Whatley is the birthplace of bandleader and trombonist Grover Mitchell.

Whatley has one site on the National Register of Historic Places, the Whatley Historic District.[5]

Whatley was previously an incorporated community in 1901 and recorded a population of 187 according to the 1910 U.S. Census. It did not report any population figure again until 2010 when it became a census-designated place.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 187
2010 150
U.S. Decennial Census[6]


Whatley is located southeast of the center of Clarke County at 31°39′03″N 87°42′18″W / 31.65083°N 87.70500°W / 31.65083; -87.70500Coordinates: 31°39′03″N 87°42′18″W / 31.65083°N 87.70500°W / 31.65083; -87.70500.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Whatley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Whatley CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.