Old Bath, Indiana

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Old Bath
Unincorporated community
Old Bath is located in Indiana
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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Franklin
Township Bath
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (310 m)
ZIP code 47012
FIPS code 18-56268[2]
GNIS feature ID 440532

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. ^ "American FactFinder". 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. ^ August Jacob Reifel (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.