In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1254. In 1270 German colonists settled here. It belonged to Dobrá Niva. in the 16th century it had to pay tributes to Turks. In the 17th century, it belonged to the Esterházy family.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1731-1896 (parish A)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1791-1895 (parish A)
- Census records 1869 of Babina are not available at the state archive.
- Surnames of living people in Babina
|This Banská Bystrica Region geography article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|