Introduction to Bath, New York
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.
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.