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Overview

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.

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.

People

Total Population 12,277
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,805
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,895
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $580
Median House Value $78,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 14.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station ADDISON
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
Station ANGELICA
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
Avoca 2,240 $49,728
Canisteo 3,339 $57,800
Cohocton 2,554 $51,607
Hammondsport 592 $82,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bath Public Libraries

Library
Dormann Library
101 WEST MORRIS STREET
Bath, New York
(607) 776-4613

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Bath Hospitals

IRA DAVENPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
7571 STATE ROUTE 54
(607) 776-8500
Emergency Service: Yes

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

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Bath High Schools

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25 ELLAS AVE
607-776-4107
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 655 students.

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Historic Bath

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Soldiers' home between 1890 and 1901
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