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Bath, West Virginia

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The location of Bath

Welcome to Bath ...

The town of Bath is located in Morgan County.

The location of Bath has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bath has a population of 602 people<2> (see below for details).

Bath is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bath: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bath had a population of 624 people. This makes Bath the county's most populous community.

The population of Bath represents 0.03% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 624 people, the population of Bath decreased 5.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 663 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bath had an population of 602 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bath ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Big Pool (MD)   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clear Spring (MD)   [Map]   359   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hancock (MD)   [Map]   1,548   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Keifers (MD)   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Purcell (PA)   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bath. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bath.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bath, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bath.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bath.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bath - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 Bath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6273, Longitude: -78.2267     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bath have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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