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Whitley City is in McCreary County.

Whitley City is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. William Whitley, Indian fighter.

The latitude of Whitley City is 36.723N. The longitude is -84.47W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,352 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,111.


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Median household income
Local
$18,654
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Whitley City demographic reports
Whitley City is in Daniel Boone National Forest.
Local festivals include:
  • McCreary Fest - Oct. 5-6, 2007
  • Blazin Bluegrass Music Festival - Aug. 9-11, 2007
  • McCreary County Winter Fest - Dec. 8, 2007
  • McCreary County Fair - Aug. 21-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Whitley City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Whitley City attractions: Yahoo Falls
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitley City was $11,659, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Whitley City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Whitley City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $237.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $368.


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Libraries in Whitley City include McCreary County Public Library District ... View libraries

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McCreary County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Whitley City political report.

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The average commute time for Whitley City workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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