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Welcome to Bath ...

The coastal town of Bath is located in Beaufort County<1>.

The location of Bath has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bath has a population of 241 people<3> (see below for details).

Bath was established in 1705.

The community of Bath is near sea level<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Bath: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bath had an population of 241 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bath had a population of 249 people. This makes Bath the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 249 people, the population of Bath decreased 9.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 275 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bath ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Bath - they are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bath.

Communities near Bath ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bath.

  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Bath
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<6>
  • Belhaven [Beaufort County]
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    • Belhaven [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bath
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,582 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belhaven<6>
  • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
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    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Bath
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<6>
  • Aurora [Beaufort County]
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    • Aurora [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Bath
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington Park [Beaufort County]
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      • Washington Park [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Bath
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pantego [Beaufort County]
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      • Pantego [Beaufort County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bath
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pantego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantego
    • Ransomville [Beaufort County]
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      • Ransomville [Beaufort County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Bath
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    • Edward [Beaufort County]
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      • Edward [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Bath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edward
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edward<6>
    • Pinetown [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinetown
      • Pinetown [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Bath
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    • River Road [Beaufort County]
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      • River Road [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Bath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Road have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bath. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bath.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bath. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bath.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bath. See our Newspapers Page for Bath.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bath ...

Looking for more information about Bath? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bath, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bath.

Adding Bath to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bath in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bath was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bath on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bath on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bath. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Beaufort County: www.co.beaufort.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Beaufort, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bath.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bath - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bath) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bath. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BathOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4689, Longitude: -76.8131       In this case, the coordinates for Bath have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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