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East Bank, West Virginia
Welcome to East Bank ...
The location of East Bank has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for East Bank: E. Bank
From the Census Estimates for 2019, East Bank has a population of 869 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of East Bank.
East Bank is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: East Bank lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for East Bank: (304) & (681)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Bank had an population of 869 people. This is a decrease of 9.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.86% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Bank.
Adding East Bank to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of East Bank in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of East Bank elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found East Bank on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Bank on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near East Bank ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Bank.
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 East Bank. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Bank.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Bank.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Bank. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021