Whitman is a neighborhood in the South Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is bounded on the west by Sixth Street, on the east by Front Street, on the south by Bigler Street, and on the north by Snyder Avenue. The name "Whitman" was adopted when the nearby Walt Whitman Bridge was being constructed in the 1950s.
Today, Whitman is known to be a tight-knit community between neighbors. The location provides easy access to I-95 as well as public transportation, and convenient to all major shopping.
The School District of Philadelphia operates public schools George Sharswood Elementary and John H. Taggart Elementary. Whitman is split between the Sharswood Catchment and the Taggart Catchment areas.