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Red Bank, Tennessee
(Hamilton County)

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Welcome to Red Bank ...

The city of Red Bank is located in Hamilton County.

When the people of Red Bank refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Red Banker<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Red Bank has a population of 11,754 people<2> (see below for details).

Red Bank is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Red Bank lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Red Bank (for example, toward Jasper), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Red Bank lies within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Bank had a population of 11,651 people. This makes Red Bank the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Red Bank represents 0.18% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,651 people, the population of Red Bank decreased 6.18% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 12,418 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Red Bank had an population of 11,754 people. This is an increase of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.35% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Bank.

Communities near Red Bank ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Red Bank and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,831   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Collegedale   [Map]   11,659   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dunlap   [Map]   5,077   N   18 miles [29 km]
East Brainerd   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   21,118   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Harrison Ferry   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Red Bank.

Communities Also Named Red Bank ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Red Bank: This one is located in Hamilton County and the other is located in Blount County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 20 communities that are also named Red Bank - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Indiana, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (3), Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Red Bank. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Red Bank. 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 Red Bank.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Red Bank:

Websites for Red Bank ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Bank ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Red Bank, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Red Bank.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Red Bank. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Hamilton County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Red Bank:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Red Bank refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Red Bank may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Red Bank.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Red Bank. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Bank) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Red Bank. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Bank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Bank. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1117, Longitude: -85.2960     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Bank have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Red Bank.


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