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East Bank, West Virginia

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The location of East Bank

Welcome to East Bank ...

The town of East Bank is located in Kanawha County.

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

A typical abbreviation for East Bank: E. Bank

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, East Bank has a population of 904 people<2> (see below for details).

East Bank is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for East Bank: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Bank had a population of 959 people. This makes East Bank the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of East Bank represents 0.05% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 959 people, the population of East Bank increased 2.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 933 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, East Bank had an population of 904 people. This is a decrease of 5.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near East Bank ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Belle   [Map]   1,162   W   5 miles [8 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   W   5 miles [8 km]
Clendenin   [Map]   1,142   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named East Bank ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named East Bank - they are located in Kansas and Louisiana.

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

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 East Bank. 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 East 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 East Bank.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Bank ...

Looking for more information about East Bank? 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.

Looking for more information about East Bank? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Bank, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Bank.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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 East Bank.

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

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Bank) 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 East Bank. 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 East Bank

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Bank. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2153, Longitude: -81.4441     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Bank have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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