|Elevation||131 ft (40 m)|
Whitney is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Whitney is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northwest of Roseville. It lies at an elevation of 131 feet (40 m).
The name honors a local rancher, Joel Parker Whitney.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Whitney, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 576. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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