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Time Zone: Bath County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Owingsville is the Seat for Bath County.

Bath County was founded in 1811 and was created by taking area from MontgomeryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bath had a population of 11,618 people. This is an increase of 4.81% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,085 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bath represented 0.27% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 95th most populous county (out of 120 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201011,591+4.56%-0.23% since 2009
200911,618+4.81%-0.77% since 2008
200811,708+5.62%+1.68% since 2007
200011,085The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bath County Census Page for Bath County.


Below are some of the communities located in Bath County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bath County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Owingsville   1,6391,48810.15% increase  
Salt Lick   3553423.8% increase  
Sharpsburg   33929514.92% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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