Whittington, Illinois

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Whittington, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Whittington is located in Illinois
Whittington is located in the US
Coordinates: 38°05′21″N 88°54′10″W / 38.08917°N 88.90278°W / 38.08917; -88.90278Coordinates: 38°05′21″N 88°54′10″W / 38.08917°N 88.90278°W / 38.08917; -88.90278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Franklin
Township Ewing
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62897
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 421122[1]

Whittington is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Illinois, United States. Whittington is located near the eastern shore of Rend Lake and Exit 77 of Interstate 57. It is the site of the headquarters of Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area. Whittington has a post office with ZIP code 62897.[2]