Hot Springs, Virginia
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Hot Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bath County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 738. It is located about 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Warm Springs on U.S. Route 220. Hot Springs is the site of a number of resorts that make use of the springs.
The area is historically important to the development of Bath County. As early as the mid 18th century, travelers came to use the springs. The first inn to accommodate them was built in 1766 by Thomas Bullitt. The most prominent modern resort, The Homestead, traces its origin to this inn.
March 2009 shooting 
On March 21, 2009, two employees of the The Homestead were shot and killed in the hotel kitchen; the community of Hot Springs was briefly locked down under code red procedures as a security precaution. Authorities identified fellow employee Beacher F. Hackney as a suspect in the killings. The slayings were the first homicides in Bath County since 1983. Beacher F.Hackney, the person responsible for two murders at the Homestead resort back in March 2009, was found deceased in a wooded area near the cascades golf course. VA state police crime lab confirmed that it was indeed Hackney's remains, putting closure to the case and closure for the families that lost loved ones that day.
- Virginia Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-06-08.
- "2 Workers Shot to Death at a Virginia Resort". The New York Times. 2009-03-22. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
- "News Release". Bath Co. Sheriff's Office. 2009-03-21. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
- "Search continues for Bath County shooter". www.wdbj7.com. 2009-03-23. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
- Kunkle, Frederick (2009-03-23). "Man Sought in Slayings of Homestead Resort Supervisors in Bath County, Virginia". The Washington Post. p. B01. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
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