Old Bath, Indiana

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Old Bath, Indiana
Old Bath is located in Indiana
Old Bath
Old Bath
Old Bath is located in the United States
Old Bath
Old Bath
Coordinates: 39°30′30″N 84°53′30″W / 39.50833°N 84.89167°W / 39.50833; -84.89167Coordinates: 39°30′30″N 84°53′30″W / 39.50833°N 84.89167°W / 39.50833; -84.89167
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyFranklin
TownshipBath
Elevation1,030 ft (310 m)
ZIP code
47012
FIPS code18-56268[2]
GNIS feature ID440532

Old Bath is an unincorporated community in Bath Township, Franklin County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Bath was platted in 1815.[3] It was named from Bath Township.[4] When New Bath was founded on the railroad in 1903, Bath became Old Bath.[5]

Geography[edit]

Old Bath is located at 39°30′30″N 84°53′30″W / 39.50833°N 84.89167°W / 39.50833; -84.89167.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions. Windmill Publications. p. 529.
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 250. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...Bath, for the township in which it is located...
  5. ^ Reifel, August Jacob (1915). History of Franklin County, Indiana: Her People, Industries, and Institutions : with Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Old Families. Windmill Publications. p. 532.