This area was originally founded as Pleasent Hill, Tennessee, but in 1881 the postmaster's wife reportedly suggested the name Red Bank after seeing the red clay along the bank of Stringer's Branch. Completely surrounded by the Chattanooga city limits, the city of Red Bank is only ten minutes from bustling downtown Chattanooga. It is conveniently located near a large retail center, quality health care facilities, fine dining. Travel is also made easy in Red Bank, with metropolitan airport, Interstates 24 and 75 and US 27 your can be anywhere in no time. With a wonderful school system and thriving business community, Red Bank is a fantastic area to call home.