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Banks, Alabama
(Pike County)

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The location of Banks

Welcome to Banks ...

The town of Banks is located in Pike County.

The location of Banks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Banks has a population of 168 people<2> (see below for details).

Banks is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 Georgetown (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Banks: (334)

The ZIP code for Banks: 36005<4>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 224 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Banks had an population of 168 people. This is a decrease of 6.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Banks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Ariton   [Map]   739   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,476   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   W   18 miles [29 km]
Louisville   [Map]   468   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
McClure Town   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Banks. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Banks.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Banks.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Banks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we've provided the following link: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Banks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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