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Population in 2012: 1,701 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 

Males: 878  (51.6%)
Females: 823  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37397.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,019 (it was $25,458 in 2000)
Whitwell:

$35,019
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,633

Whitwell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $101,040 (it was $58,700 in 2000)
Whitwell:

$101,040
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,943; Detached houses: $126,845; Mobile homes: $47,222

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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Whitwell races chart
  • White alone - 1,628 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

Races in Whitwell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whitwell: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), United States (21.8%), English (14.4%), German (10.3%), Scottish (2.9%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1956

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 512 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Whitwell:

  • High school or higher: 64.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitwell city:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

19 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Whitwell, Tennessee as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Whitwell to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $584 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $469 (0.5%)

Whitwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (17.7 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (96.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (474.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Powells Crossroads, TN (1.5 miles ), Jasper, TN (3.2 miles ), Fairmount, TN (3.3 miles ), Signal Mountain, TN (3.3 miles ), Palmer, TN (3.4 miles ), Walden, TN (3.5 miles ), Center Point, TN (3.5 miles) , Tracy City, TN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $46,600
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $39,300
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $33,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 85.52 W

Area code: 423

Whitwell household income distribution Whitwell home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Whitwell by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.062.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.063.658.30.0
Robberies 000001102100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.061.662.90.0125.263.60.00.0
Assaults 24231410129449972
per 100,000 1432.81359.3850.0606.8736.6554.2251.7250.8563.6572.5408.4117.0
Burglaries 1523332114191020191757
per 100,000 895.51359.32003.61274.3859.41170.0629.31253.91189.71081.4291.7409.4
Thefts 666635454050455454444230
per 100,000 3940.33900.72125.12730.62455.53078.82832.03385.63381.32799.02450.41754.4
Auto thefts 1491317886611533
per 100,000 835.8531.9789.31031.6491.1492.6377.6376.2688.8318.1175.0175.4
Arson 151110131100
per 100,000 59.7295.560.760.761.40.062.9188.162.663.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 597.2588.7477.2418.8359.1389.0267.3446.4441.3413.8271.5141.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Whitwell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +47 (+2.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Whitwell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Whitwell-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Whitwell city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whitwell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Whitwell center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Whitwell center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Whitwell topographic map

Birthplace of: Hillis Layne - Major League Baseball player, Ray E. Duke - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Bennie Tate - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Whitwell: Ray E. Duke.


Hospital/medical center in Whitwell:

  • (CLOSED) COLUMBIA WHITWELL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 101 N MAPLE ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Whitwell:

  • GRAND COURT I (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • MOUNTAIN CREEK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)
  • TLC HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Political contributions by individuals in Whitwell, TN

Airports and heliports located in Whitwell:


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Operable nuclear power plants near Whitwell:

  • 20 miles: Sequoyah 1 and 2 in Soddy-Daisy, TN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitwell:

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 17 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 18 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 29 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 37 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Lee University (about 37 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Dalton State College (about 42 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 46 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)

Public high school in Whitwell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Whitwell:

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Library in Whitwell:

  • ORENA HUMPHREYS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,826; Location: 900 MAIN STREET, SUITE 1; 18,512 books; 284 audio materials; 1,418 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Whitwell: Whitwell Volunteer Fire Department (A), Whitwell City Hall (B), Orena Humphreys Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Whitwell include: Whitwell United Methodist Church (A), Whitwell Cumberland Presbyterian Church (B), Whitewell Church of God (C), Whitwell Church of Christ (D), Morning Star Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Walker Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.17
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitwell and their reported violations in the past:

GRIFFITH CREEK UTILITY DIST (Population served: 1175, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2002)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 70.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Whitwell, TN

39 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Whitwell compared to Tennessee state average:

Whitwell, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Whitwell (2011 data):

  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Whitwell Branch at 14087 Highway 28 North, branch established on 1994/05/09. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: Whitwell Branch at 13108 Highway 28, branch established on 1971/02/22. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • Citizens State Bank: Whitwell Branch at 12500 Highway 28, branch established on 2003/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.8 mil, Deposits: $59.7 mil, headquarters in Jasper, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: General Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank of Commerce: Whitwell Branch at 13165 Highway 28, branch established on 1980/06/23. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $225.2 mil, Deposits: $199.4 mil, headquarters in Nolensville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Whitwell travel time to work - commute


Whitwell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Whitwell city (based on Marion County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.94%
Here35.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents48.0%15.9%15.2%9.1%4.0%
Congregations20.0%18.7%18.7%16.0%10.7%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.6%1.5%1.4%
Congregations4.0%2.7%1.3%1.3%6.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Marion County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$8,933$26,7990$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$11,883$28,5191$784
Police - Other 3$6,569$26,2761$1,003
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,448
Water Supply 6$15,465$30,9302$1,444
Other and Unallocable 1$2,471$29,6520$0
Totals for Government 19$45,321$28,6246$4,679


5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hamilton County, TN  1.40% ($33,964 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.54% ($22,755)
from Grundy County, TN  0.36% ($27,543)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hamilton County, TN  1.53% ($30,114 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.44% ($25,907)
to Sequatchie County, TN  0.27% ($35,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitwell:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitwell:

  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGM (104.7 FM; COALMONT, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATION CORPORATION)
  • WJTT (94.3 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: BREWER BROAD/TING OF CHATTANOOGA INC)

TV broadcast stations around Whitwell:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCNT-LP (Channel 65; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: NORTH GEORGIA TELEVISION)
  • WYHB-CA (Channel 39; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: YING HUA BENNS)
Whitwell, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12
See more detailed statistics of Whitwell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $1,882,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,390
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,244
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 51,424

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitwell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 110 E Spring Ave (Lat: 35.200917 Lon: -85.518861), Call Sign: KWI650, Licensee ID: L00807957
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2004, Expiration Date: 04/24/2014
    Registrant: City Of Whitwell, 110 E Spring Ave, Whitwell, TN 37397, Phone: (423) 658-5151, Fax: (423) 658-2397
  • Suck Creek Mtn (Lat: 35.196722 Lon: -85.434806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WPGI249
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2005, Expiration Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey Roberts
    Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:
  • Turner Rd East Off Hwy 27 (Lat: 35.187861 Lon: -85.498583), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPGN920
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitwell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AEROMOT AMT-200S (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 135XS , Serial Number: 200135, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2002
    Registrant (Individual): John M Lawton, 306 Condra Rd, Whitwell, TN 37397
  • Aircraft: LAWTON JOHN M EUROPA XS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 245E , Serial Number: A-245, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/2006
    Registrant (Individual): John M Lawton, 306 Condra Rd, Whitwell, TN 37397
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73929 , Serial Number: 17267753, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Independent Inc, C/O Tyler Freeman / 2566 Mullins Cove Rd, Whitwell, TN 37397


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Whitwell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Whitwell, TN

Businesses in Whitwell, TN

  • Hardee's: 1
  • Subway: 1

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