Whatley, Alabama

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Whatley, Alabama
Location of Whatley in Clarke County, Alabama.
Location of Whatley in Clarke County, Alabama.
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
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Land1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
154 ft (47 m)
 • Total150
 • Estimate 
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)251
GNIS ID153954[4]

Whatley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Clarke County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 225.[5] 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.[6]

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.
U.S. Decennial Census[7]


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. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Whatley". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Whatley CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
  6. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.