Bath County, Kentucky

Bath County: County in Virginia, United States


Bath County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,591 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,481 inhabitants. Its county seat is Warm Springs. The county was created 233 years ago in 1790.

Bath County locator map
Location of Bath County on Kentucky map.

Quick Facts about Bath County

Population : 12,481 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Bath County
Area : 1384 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Bath
Altitude : 922 feet / 281 meters
Capital : Warm Springs
Establishment : December 12, 1790
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:16:17 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.13% (2010-2020)
Bath County war memorial image
Bath County war memorial
Bath County war memorial image


Bath County is located at 38°8'42"N 83°44'34"W (38.1449700, -83.7426700). It has 6 neighbors: Alleghany County, Augusta County, Highland County, Rockbridge County, Greenbrier County and Pocahontas County.

Bath County map

The largest city of Bath County is Owingsville with a population of 1,564. Other cities include, Sharpsburg population 338 and Salt Lick population 322. See all Bath County cities & populated places.

Bath County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Bath County.

City Name Population Title
Owingsville 1,564 City in Bath County, Kentucky
Sharpsburg 338 City in Kentucky, United States
Salt Lick 322 Human settlement in Bath County, Kentucky, United States of America

Bath County has 6 neighbours.

  • Warm Springs


The population of Bath County increased by 7.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,591 - census
2011 11,715 1.06% estimation process
2012 11,780 0.55% estimation process
2013 11,975 1.63% estimation process
2014 12,130 1.28% estimation process
2015 12,203 0.6% estimation process
2016 12,246 0.35% estimation process
2017 12,381 1.09% estimation process
2018 12,444 0.51% estimation process
2019 12,500 0.45% estimation process
2020 12,481 -0.15% estimation process

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People born in Bath County (3)

People born in Bath County, including politician C. E. Byrd, soprano specializing in early and folk music Custer LaRue, Confederate States Army brigadier general James B. Terrill, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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