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Welcome to Banks ...

The town of Banks is located in Pike County<1>.

The location of Banks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Banks has a population of 164 people<3> (see below for details).

Banks is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Banks lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Banks (for example, toward Sanford (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Banks is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Banks: 36005<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Banks had an population of 164 people. This is a decrease of 8.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Banks had a population of 179 people. This makes Banks the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 179 people, the population of Banks decreased 20.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 224 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Banks.

Communities Also Named Banks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Banks: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Bibb County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 18 communities that are also named Banks - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Banks.

Communities near Banks ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Banks.

  • Troy [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Banks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
  • Brundidge [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
    • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Banks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<7>
  • Clio [Barbour County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clio
    • Clio [Barbour County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Banks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<7>
  • Ariton [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ariton
    • Ariton [Dale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Banks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ariton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louisville [Barbour County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Banks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 462 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Goshen [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Banks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<7>
    • McClure Town [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClure Town
      • McClure Town [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Banks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClure Town
    • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossy Grove Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossy Grove Village
      • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Banks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove Village
    • Needmore [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Needmore
      • Needmore [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Banks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Needmore
    • Saco [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
      • Saco [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Banks
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saco

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Banks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Banks.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Banks. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Banks.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Banks. See our Newspapers Page for Banks.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banks ...

Looking for more information about Banks? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Banks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Banks.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Banks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Banks.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Banks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Banks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Banks or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Banks) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Banks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Banks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8134, Longitude: -85.8366       In this case, the coordinates for Banks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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