Owingsville / Bath County Chamber of Commerce
Bath County was named for its natural springs. Bath County is situated strategically on Interstate 64 at the gateway between Kentucky's beautiful Bluegrass Region and the Appalachian Mountains. As of 2010, the population is 11,591. The first known settlers to Bath County arrived around 1774. Settlers were pleased with the area because of the abundance of food via animals to hunt.
There are three cities within Bath County; Owingsville, a fourth class city and the county seat, was established in 1811, Sharpsburg, a sixth class city, was established in 1825, and Salt Lick, also a sixth class city, was established in 1888.
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