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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,191
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+4,458
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17%
Median Earnings25+$30,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,653
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,766

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,238
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$607
Median House Value$83,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.2%
Irish15%
English10.7%
Italian6.7%
Polish6%
Dutch4.6%
Scottish2.6%
French Except Basque2.1%
Swedish1.2%
Canadian0.7%
Russian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Slovak0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Bath Almanac

CategoryValue
County Steuben County
Standard Zip Codes14810
Phone Area Codes607
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.33
Approximate Longitude-77.31

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)

StationBATH
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationADDISON
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp31 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationANGELICA
Distance34.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp28 to 54 F
Jul Temp52 to 79 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip37.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avoca2,072$50,859
Canisteo3,312$59,331
Cohocton2,347$55,238
Hammondsport554$83,333
Painted Post1,650$68,158
Savona781$44,167

Bath Public Libraries

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

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Bath Hospitals

Va Medical Center - Bath
(Government - Federal)
76 Veterans Ave
Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital Inc
7571 State Route 54

Bath Public Schools

Dana L Lyon Middle School
25 Ellas Ave
ZIP: 14810
(607) 776-4110
Middle
Total Enrollment 574
Haverling Senior High School
25 Ellas Ave
ZIP: 14810
(607) 776-4107
High
Total Enrollment 485
Vernon E Wightman Primary School
216 Maple Hts
ZIP: 14810
(607) 776-4123
Primary
Total Enrollment 551

Bath Private Schools

Hillside Children's Ctr-snell Farm Campus School
7320 Snell Hill Rd
ZIP: 14810
Secondary
Total Enrollment 27
Victory Baptist Academy
5349 Buck Settlement Rd
ZIP: 14810
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
Sources :
Study Online in Bath
Historic Bath

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Soldiers' home between 1890 and 1901
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