Banský Studenec (German: Kohlbach, Goldbach; Hungarian: Tópatak) is a village and municipality in Banská Štiavnica District, in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.
In historical records, the village was first mentioned in 1266 (Kulpach) as a German settlement. It belonged to Banská Bystrica.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1788-1897 (parish A)
Coordinates: 48°27′N 18°59′E / 48.450°N 18.983°E