Introduction to Bath, Maine
This area was referred to as Sagadahoc by the Abenaki Indians, meaning "mouth of big river." Bath officially became a part of Georgetown in 1753. It was incorporated as a town in 1781. Bath was reincorporated as a city in 1847. It became the county seat of Sagadahoc County in 1854.
Bath and nearby Attractions
- Bath Shopping Center
- Bath Waterfront Park
- Popham Beach
- Maine Maritime Museum
Things To Do In Bath
The Bath Waterfront Park and South End Park come with several recreational facilities, making both frequented by residents and tourists. Winnegance Lake and Popham Beach are popular local recreational spots. The Maine Maritime Museum is a great place to learn about shipbuilding, seafaring and seatrade. The city is also known as the City of Ships. The Autumn Fest and the Heritage Days Festival are celebrated in the city every year.
Portland International Airport is nearby.
Bath Higher Education
There are several colleges and universities near the city, including the University of Maine at Augusta, Saint Joseph’s College, the University of Southern Maine and the University of New England-University Campus.