In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1563 as a part of the mining district of Brezno. It belonged to the Schaffer and Gaismair families from Banská Bystrica. The nickname of Bacúch is Zázrakovo 'place of wonder'.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1786-1896 (parish: B), 1656-1688, 1695-1785 (parish: C)
- Census records 1869 of Bacuch are not available at the state archive.
- Surnames of living people in Bacuch
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