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Bath (V)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. It is called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City. Because a significant majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Bath is a town in Steuben County, New York, United States. The population was 12,097 at the 2000 census. The village is either named after the city in England or after Lady Bath, daughter of a landowner. The town of Bath contains the village Bath. The town is in the central part of the county, and is located Northwest of Elmira, New York.
The town was founded in 1793 and was part of a land investment by wealthy Briton William Johnstone Pulteney. It was created along with Steuben County in 1796 and became a mother town of the county, eventually yielding land to seven later towns. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 249.4 square kilometers.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Bath enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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