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Welcome to Historic Bath, North Carolina.

Bath is a town in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States. 

Located on the Pamlico River, Historic Bath, N.C. is North Carolina’s first town and port. Incorporated in 1705, take a step back into a rich history when you visit the town of Bath, N.C.

Notices and Updates

Please check out upcoming events

*CAMA Land Use Plan is available for viewing here (updated 4/8/2024).

*April 16-19 Heritage Days at the Historic Site.  Educational activities for area 4th graders, invitation only.  Ticketed events.

April 22, 2024 – 6:30pm Historic District Commission Meeting in town hall meeting room @ 103 S. King St.  Agenda:  TBA 

*BRIDGE UPDATE:      The center span of the bridge has been removed and the NCDOT continues to work on replacement.  Project on schedule barring weather.  

April 27, 2024 – 9:00 – 2:00 Cycle NC will be coming through Bath and a rest stop is being hosted by the Town of Bath and the State Historic Site at Bonner Point.  Around 2,000 cyclists are expected to grace our beautiful town throughout the time frame listed above.

PSA:  1) Please make sure that you bag your leaves for pickup by town staff.  Leaves that are not bagged will not be picked up.   2) If you have your yard landscaped by a contractor, the contractor is responsible for removal of debris such as limbs/leaves.  3) Please make sure that you do not leave your trash can curbside after scheduled pickup on Thursdays.   Thank you!


States first Library
was built
First Incorporated
as a town
NC's first shipyard
established on the riverfront
Square Acres
on the waterfront

Discover our lovely and
vibrant town

Learn more about Historic Bath, N.C., North Carolina's first incorporated town.

Town of Bath Seal | Cropped

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