Whitmore is an unincorporated town of 166 people in the U.S. state of California. It is equidistantly 24 miles (39 km) north of Shingletown and east of Redding. Its zip code is 96096, and wired telephone numbers follow the pattern 530-472-xxxx, which is shared by the neighboring communities of Oak Run and Ingot. There is one store and gas station. Shepherds Ranch is located in Whitmore (a boarding school for troubled teens).
In the state legislature Whitmore is located in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Sam Aanestad, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa. Federally, Whitmore is located in California's 2nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13 and is represented by Republican Wally Herger.