Introduction to Bath, New York

Bath, New York, in Steuben County, is 58 miles S of Rochester, New York and 88 miles SE of Buffalo, New York. The village’s population is approximately 5,641.

Bath History

Bath was established as a village in 1793. It was officially incorporated in 1816, but not organized until 1836. It was most likely named after an English city with the same name. The village is the county seat of Steuben County, which was founded on March 12, 1772.

Bath and nearby Attractions

  • Birdseye Hollow Park & State Forest
  • Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
  • Mossy Bank Park
  • Mount Morris Dam
  • American Red Cross, Clara Barton House Chapter 1

Things To Do In Bath

Clara Barton’s House, located in Bath, served as the working headquarters of the first chapter of the American Red Cross. The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum features exhibits on aviation and regional wine-making. Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Bath Country Club, while the Keuka Lake State Park offers swimming, fishing, boating and camping opportunities. The village also hosts the Steuben County Fair, the country’s oldest continuous fair.

Bath Transportation

Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.

Bath Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Corning Community College, Finger Lakes Community College and Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.


Total Population 12,306
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 5,120
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $31,770
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,109
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,941


Median Family Income $52,542
% Above Poverty Level 80.4%
% Below Poverty Level 19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%


People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $78,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 13.4%
Irish 14.5%

Bath Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 14810
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.336
Longitude -77.318

Bath Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BATH
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 52 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hammondsport 708 $79,167
Painted Post 1,732 $66,211

Bath Public Libraries

Dormann Library
Bath, New York
(607) 776-4613

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Bath Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(607) 776-8500
Emergency Service: Yes

Bath VA Medical Center
76 Veterans Avenue
(607) 664-4000 or (877) 845-3247
Emergency Service:

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Welding Technology
  • Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.
camnpus icon
East Windsor
Visit School Site
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Established in 1901, the College of Engineering and Computer Science has built a vibrant community of leaders with a reputation for responsiveness in meeting regional, national, and global needs.

  • MS in Computer Science
  • Established in 1901, the College of Engineering and Computer Science has built a vibrant community of leaders with a reputation for responsiveness in meeting regional, national, and global needs.

  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Bath High Schools

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 655 students.

Study Online in Bath
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Historic Bath


Soldiers' home between 1890 and 1901
Additional Resources
Info for Bath Government Officials

Are you an official in the Bath government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104