Place:Red Banks, Augusta, Virginia, United States


NameRed Banks
TypeHistorical community
Coordinates38.7987249°N 78.5958466°W
Located inAugusta, Virginia, United States

"Red Bank" is the name of an historical community active during the early settlement period of Augusta County (now Shannandoah County). The closest modern community is "Readus", about 3 miles from Columbia Furnace, and about 12 miles from Strasburg. Red Bank (or Red Banks) is referred to as a place name a number of times in Chalkley's Chronicles, as lying on the South River of the "Shanando" River.