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Bath is a village in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.

Bath is in the Southern Tier region.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for the English city; another says it was named for Lady Bath, daughter of Sir William Pulteney.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Bath. For links to other places called Bath, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bath is 42.336N. The longitude is -77.318W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,109 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,574.


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Median household income
Local
$28,897
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bath demographic reports
Bath is on the Conhocton River.
Because of its location on the Conhocton, a branch of the Susquehanna, it was a bustling trade center before the opening of the Erie Canal
Local festivals include:
  • Steuben County Fair - Aug. 14-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bath web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Birdseye Hollow Park & State Forest, Mossy Bank Park and Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Elm Cottage Museum & Historical Society, Veterans Administration Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
The town of Bath stands on a plain, surrounded on three sides by hills of a moderate height. The plain is almost wholly divested of its trees; but the hills are still uncleared, and have a very pleasing appearance from the town.
-- Journal, 1796
Isaac Weld Jr.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bath demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Steuben County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14810 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Bath residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bath ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bath was $18,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Bath residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Bath include Erie Freighthouse Historic District, Gansevoort - East Steuben Streets Historic District, Liberty Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bath, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $782.


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Libraries in Bath include Dormann Library ... View libraries

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Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bath political report.

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The average commute time for Bath workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bath include Budget Inn Bath, Days Inn Bath, Super 8.

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“ The town of Bath stands on a plain, surrounded on three sides by hills of a moderate height. The plain is almost wholly divested of its trees; but the hills are still uncleared, and have a very pleasing appearance from the town. ”
~ Journal, 1796
Isaac Weld Jr.

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