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Whitmell School
Whitmell Farm-Life School in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Whitmell is an unincorporated community in Pittsylvania County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is the location of the now-closed historic Whitmell Farm-Life School named for Whitmell P. Tunstall, a lawyer and state legislator.

It was originally named Chestnut Grove. An 1855 gazetteer listed the village as having "3 stores, several tobacco factories, and about 100 inhabitants".

Coordinates: 36°42′08″N 79°31′25″W / 36.70222°N 79.52361°W / 36.70222; -79.52361

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