Introduction to Red Bank, Tennessee

Red Bank, Tennessee, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles N of Chattanooga, Tennessee and 107 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Chattanooga metropolitan statistical area. About 12,418 people live in Red Bank.

Red Bank History

Red Bank was named after a red clay ridge. Before adopting its present name, the city was known as Pleasant Hill. It is located in Hamilton County, which was founded in 1819 and named in honor of Alexander Hamilton, the 1st US Secretary of the Treasury.

Red Bank and nearby Attractions

  • Dayton Plaza Shopping Center
  • Chattanooga Zoo
  • Houston Museum of Decorative Arts
  • Tennessee Aquarium
  • Booker T. Washington State Park
  • Chattanooga Regional History Museum

Things To Do In Red Bank

Red Bank offers easy access to various museums, including the Chattanooga African-American Museum, the Creative Discovery Museum, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. The Booker T. Washington State Park provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The Chattanooga Zoo and the Tennessee Aquarium are accessible from Red Bank as well. One can shop at the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center.

Red Bank Transportation

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Red Bank Higher Education

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Lee University and Chattanooga State Technical Community College are in the neighborhood.


Total Population 11,759
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 6,245
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.6%
Median Earnings25+ $27,222
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,986
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,792


Median Family Income $48,598
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $703
Median House Value $123,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.1%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 14.3%

Red Bank Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles N of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Hamilton
Metro Area Chattanooga
Standard Zip Codes 37415
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.112
Longitude -85.294

Red Bank Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Station DAYTON 2 SE
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches

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