REGIONS BANK HISTORY

  • Bank Name:Regions Bank
  • Bank Class:Federal Reserve Member Bank
  • Member FDIC:Certificate #12368
  • locations:1419 Branches in 15 states

Regions Bank was founded on January 1, 1928 and has been serving the financial needs of their customers for over 90 years.

Regions Bank currently operates with 1419 branches located in 15 states as a subsidiary of Regions Financial Corporation. Check below for important events in banks history.

IMPORTANT EVENTS IN BANKS HISTORY

Below is a list of some important events in the history of Regions Bank, including mergers and acquisitions. This data was last revised on 30th of December, 2017.

DATEEVENT

Jan 01, 1928Institution established: Original name: Exchange Bank

Apr 02, 1957Changed name to Exchange-Security Bank

Jan 31, 1975Changed name to First Alabama Bank of Birmingham

Jun 04, 1984Changed name to First Alabama Bank

Mar 22, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Huntsville, N. A. (2806) in Huntsville, AL

Mar 22, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Montgomery, N. A. (2816) in Montgomery, AL

Mar 22, 1985Moved bank headquarters from Birmingham, AL to Montgomery, AL

May 25, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Walker County (71) in Cordova, AL

May 25, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Guntersville (78) in Guntersville, AL

May 25, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Hartselle (19455) in Hartselle, AL

Jun 08, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Anniston, National Association (2775) in Anniston, AL

Jun 08, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Gadsden, N. A. (19370) in Gadsden, AL

Jun 08, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Talladega County, N.a. (2833) in Talladega, AL

Jun 15, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Baldwin County, N. A. (17367) in Bay Minette, AL

Jun 15, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Conecuh County (17397) in Evergreen, AL

Jun 15, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of South Baldwin (12069) in Foley, AL

Jun 22, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Sumter County (5611) in Livingston, AL

Sep 21, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Chilton County (66) in Thorsby, AL

Oct 12, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Phenix City, N. A. (18686) in Phenix City, AL

Oct 26, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Lee County, N.a. (22603) in Opelika, AL

Nov 09, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Troy, National Association (2834) in Troy, AL

Nov 16, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Selma, N. A. (2826) in Selma, AL

Nov 23, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Cullman (21504) in Cullman, AL

Dec 07, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Lauderdale County (1741) in Rogersville, AL

Dec 14, 1985Acquired First Alabama Bank of Athens, N. A. (75) in Athens, AL

Feb 15, 1986Acquired First Alabama Bank of Mobile, National Assoication (20322) in Mobile, AL

Apr 19, 1986Acquired First Alabama Bank of Dothan (854) in Dothan, AL

May 17, 1986Acquired First Alabama Bank of Tuscaloosa, N. A. (2836) in Tuscaloosa, AL

Aug 25, 1986Acquired First State Bank of Alabama (19533) in Decatur, AL

Sep 29, 1986Acquired Shelby State Bank (20751) in Pelham, AL

Dec 13, 1986Acquired First Citizens Bank of Alabama (1734) in Oneonta, AL

Apr 04, 1987Acquired Enterprise Banking Company (16373) in Enterprise, AL

Oct 23, 1987Acquired The Albertville National Bank (2772) in Prattville, AL

Apr 08, 1988Acquired The Choctaw Bank of Butler (9052) in Butler, AL

Jun 18, 1988Acquired First Alabama Bank of Covington County (55) in Andalusia, AL

Aug 10, 1990Acquired Baldwin County Federal Savings Bank (28071) in Robertsdale, AL

Sep 14, 1990Acquired City Federal Savings and Loan Association (30202) in Birmingham, AL

Jul 08, 1994Acquired The First Bank of Fayette (2796) in Fayette, AL

Jan 20, 1995Acquired Union Bank & Trust Company (5601) in Montgomery, AL

Jun 10, 1996Moved bank headquarters from Montgomery, AL to Birmingham, AL

Nov 12, 1996Changed name to Regions Bank

Aug 09, 1997Acquired Regions Bank of Georgia (33473) in Columbus, GA

Aug 09, 1997Acquired Regions Bank of Tennessee (33764) in Nashville, TN

Sep 26, 1997Acquired Regions Bank of Florida (18114) in Pensacola, FL

Nov 07, 1997Acquired Regions Bank, National Association (27366) in Longwood, FL

Dec 31, 1997Acquired Regions Bank of Louisiana (28098) in Baton Rouge, LA

Feb 02, 1998Acquired Regions Bank (26976) in Gainesville, GA

Feb 06, 1998Acquired The Bank of Millen (880) in Millen, GA

Feb 06, 1998Acquired Bank of Morgan County (168) in Madison, GA

Mar 13, 1998Acquired Smyrna Bank & Trust Company (26470) in Smyrna, GA

Mar 13, 1998Acquired First Bank of Georgia (27200) in East Point, GA

Mar 23, 1998Acquired Allied Bank of Georgia (163) in Thomson, GA

Apr 13, 1998Acquired Regions Bank, Fsb (31219) in Griffin, GA

Apr 24, 1998Acquired First State Bank & Trust Company (15948) in Albany, GA

Apr 29, 1998Acquired First State Bank and Trust Company in Cordele (15635) in Cordele, GA

May 11, 1998Acquired Regions Bank, National Association (25244) in Anderson, SC

May 11, 1998Acquired Regions Bank, National Association (27340) in Spartanburg, SC

Jun 20, 1998Acquired The New Iberia Bank (4294) in New Iberia, LA

Jul 23, 1998Acquired Palmetto Federal Savings Bank of South Carolina (30524) in Aiken, SC

Aug 13, 1998Acquired First Commercial Bank, National Association of Memphis (28910) in Memphis, TN

Aug 13, 1998Acquired Citizens First Bank (95) in El Dorado, AR

Aug 27, 1998Acquired State First National Bank (3894) in Texarkana, AR

Aug 27, 1998Acquired State First National Bank (22695) in Texarkana, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired The First National Bank of Palestine (3378) in Palestine, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired Tyler Bank and Trust, National Association (33780) in Tyler, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired Lufkin National Bank (33779) in Lufkin, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired Longview National Bank (3310) in Longview, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired Kilgore First National Bank (3284) in Kilgore, TX

Sep 10, 1998Acquired The Stone Fort National Bank of Nacogdoches (3357) in Nacogdoches, TX

Sep 18, 1998Acquired First Commercial Trust Company, National Association (33377) in Little Rock, AR

Sep 24, 1998Acquired The Security Bank (83) in Harrison, AR

Sep 24, 1998Acquired Arkansas State Bank (19732) in Clarksville, AR

Sep 24, 1998Acquired First Commercial Bank, Rogers (17678) in Rogers, AR

Oct 09, 1998Acquired Morrilton Security Bank, National Association (25232) in Morrilton, AR

Oct 09, 1998Acquired The First National Bank of Conway (3856) in Conway, AR

Oct 09, 1998Acquired First National Bank of Russellville (1033) in Russellville, AR

Oct 09, 1998Acquired Clinton State Bank (16520) in Clinton, AR

Oct 22, 1998Acquired Citizens First Bank (3852) in Arkadelphia, AR

Oct 22, 1998Acquired Citizens First Bank (3862) in Fordyce, AR

Oct 22, 1998Acquired Benton State Bank (13934) in Benton, AR

Oct 22, 1998Acquired Arkansas Bank and Trust Company (97) in Hot Springs, AR

Nov 05, 1998Acquired First Commercial Bank, National Association (13739) in Little Rock, AR

Nov 19, 1998Acquired Springhill Bank & Trust Company (15943) in Springhill, LA

Nov 20, 1998Acquired The First National Bank of Nashville (3884) in Nashville, AR

Nov 20, 1998Acquired First National Bank (15944) in Searcy, AR

Dec 03, 1998Acquired First Bank of Arkansas (18639) in Jonesboro, AR

Mar 26, 1999Acquired Greenville National Bank (25015) in Greenville, SC

Mar 26, 1999Acquired Valdosta Bank and Trust (33027) in Valdosta, GA

Apr 23, 1999Acquired Etowah Bank (10071) in Canton, GA

Jun 25, 1999Acquired The Bank of Newnan (27097) in Newnan, GA

Jun 25, 1999Acquired Fayette County Bank (32706) in Peachtree City, GA

Jul 16, 1999Acquired The St. Mary Bank and Trust Company (10525) in Franklin, LA

Jul 16, 1999Acquired The Village Bank of Florida (26214) in Tampa, FL

Sep 10, 1999Acquired The Arkansas Bank (1290) in Jonesboro, AR

Sep 10, 1999Acquired The Arkansas Bank National Association (33577) in Batesville, AR

Sep 10, 1999Acquired The Planters Bank (16155) in Osceola, AR

Sep 10, 1999Acquired The Arkansas Bank (11251) in Walnut Ridge, AR

Oct 08, 1999Acquired St. James Bank & Trust Company (1375) in Lutcher, LA

Oct 08, 1999Acquired Regions Bank, National Association (27436) in Bradenton, FL

Nov 05, 1999Acquired Jacobs Bank (45) in Scottsboro, AL

Nov 05, 1999Acquired Meigs County Bank (6094) in Decatur, TN

May 09, 2000Acquired Bank of Huntland (4937) in Huntland, TN

May 09, 2000Acquired Lincoln County Bank (13658) in Fayetteville, TN

Jun 23, 2000Acquired Minden Bank & Trust Company (13659) in Minden, LA

Sep 08, 2000Acquired Security First National Bank (8806) in Alexandria, LA

Oct 13, 2000Acquired Bank at Ormond-By-The-Sea (21269) in Volusia County, Fl

Nov 10, 2000Acquired Texas Heritage Bank (26637) in Hutto, TX

Jul 10, 2001Changed primary regulatory agency from Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to Federal Reserve Board

Jul 10, 2001Changed institution class to Insured Commercial Or Savings Banks, State, Members FRS

Mar 08, 2002Acquired Park Meridian Bank (33480) in Charlotte, NC

Apr 05, 2002Acquired First Bank of Texas (23883) in Tomball, TX

May 17, 2002Acquired Independence Bank, National Association (24939) in Harris County, Tx

Jul 12, 2002Acquired Brookhollow National Bank (20577) in Dallas, TX

Jun 30, 2005Acquired Union Planters Bank, National Association (4979) in Memphis, TN

Sep 29, 2005Acquired Regions Morgan Keegan Trust, F.s.b. (35162) in Birmingham, AL

Nov 04, 2006Acquired AmSouth Bank (26800) in Birmingham, AL

Aug 29, 2008Acquired Integrity Bank (35469) in Alpharetta, GA as part of a government assisted transaction.

Feb 06, 2009Acquired FirstBank Financial Services (57017) in Mcdonough, GA as part of a government assisted transaction.

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