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Welcome to East Bank ...

The town of East Bank is located in Kanawha County<1>.

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.

  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<7>
  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<7>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of East Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<7>
  • Montgomery [Fayette County]
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    • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of East Bank
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
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      • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Marmet [Kanawha County]
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      • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<7>
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
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      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<7>
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
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      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<7>
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<7>
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of East Bank
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

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: www.kanawha.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, 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 East Bank.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Bank - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>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, we've provided the following link: 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       In this case, the coordinates for East Bank 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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