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.