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Welcome to Bath ...

The town of Bath is located in Morgan 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 596 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bath.

Bath is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bath: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bath had an population of 596 people. This is a decrease of 4.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.11% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas.

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.

  • Martinsburg [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
    • Martinsburg [Berkeley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Bath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg<7>
  • Hancock [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
    • Hancock [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Bath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock<7>
  • Paw Paw [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paw Paw
    • Paw Paw [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Bath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paw Paw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paw Paw<7>
  • Clear Spring [Washington County]
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    • Hedgesville [Berkeley County]
    • Hancock [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hancock
      • Hancock [Morgan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Bath
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Little Orleans [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Orleans
      • Little Orleans [Allegany County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Bath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Orleans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Orleans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Orleans<7>
    • Big Pool [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Pool
      • Big Pool [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Bath
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Pool have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Pool
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Pool<7>
    • Magnolia [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Morgan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bath
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Purcell [Bedford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purcell
      • Purcell [Bedford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Bath
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purcell

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.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Morgan County

About West Virginia

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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Morgan, 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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Bath have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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