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Bath County

Formation Date: 1790
Formed From: Augusta, Botetourt, and Greenbrier (West Virginia) Counties

Image depicting location of Bath County
Bath County was given its name either for the many mineral springs found in the county or for the town of Bath in England. It was formed from Augusta, Botetourt and Greenbrier (West Virginia) Counties in 1790. Its area is 540 square miles, and the county seat is Warm Springs. According to the 2000 census, its population is 5,048.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: No