Whitman County is named in memory of Marcus Whitman, a Protestant missionary killed, along with his wife and other followers, by Indians in 1847. The county is part of what is called The Palouse and includes sixteen incorporated communities.

Use the links below for virtual visits to the communities along The Palouse Scenic Byway.

Click here for Whitman County website
Click here for General History of Whitman County
Click here for Natural and Geological History