|Alt names||Nettlecombe||source: ancient settlement in the parish|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Isle of Wight, England (1890 - )|
|Also located in||Hampshire, England ( - 1890)|
|See also||East Medina Liberty, Hampshire, England||ancient county division in which it was located|
|Isle of Wight Rural, Isle of Wight, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1974|
|Niton, Isle of Wight, England||civil parish into which it was absorbed in 1933|
|South Wight District, Isle of Wight, England||district municipality covering the area 1974-1995|
|Isle of Wight (council), Isle of Wight, England||district municipality and unitary authority covering the area since 1995|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia
Whitwell is located in the south of the Isle of Wight, England, slightly to the south of Godshill, and extends to the southern shore of the island. The nearest town is Ventnor, about 5 kilometres south of the village. Niton is the nearest village about 2 miles (3.2 km) away, with which it combined to form a single civil parish under the name Niton in 1933. Also close to the village, is Nettlecombe, the site of a lost medieval village located slightly to the north east.
According to 2001 census data, the total population of the village was 578.
- A collection of maps on the A Vision of Britain through Time website illustrating the English county of Hampshire over the period 1832-1932 (the last two are expandible):
- A group of maps of the post-1974 municipal districts or boroughs of Hampshire on Wikipedia Commons
Categories: Isle of Wight, England | Whitwell, Isle of Wight, England | East Medina Liberty, Hampshire, England | Isle of Wight Rural, Isle of Wight, England | Niton, Isle of Wight, England | South Wight District, Isle of Wight, England | Isle of Wight (council), Isle of Wight, England