About This Place
Whitney is a town in Hill County in Central Texas. The population was 1,833 at the 2000 census.
Whitney is a rural lakeside community, and site of the very first bass fishing tournament. Created by the local newspaper, it took place on Lake Whitney in 1955 with 73 teams participating.
Whitney is located at 31°57′3″N 97°19′15″W / 31.95083°N 97.32083°W / 31.95083; -97.32083 (31.950876, -97.320716).