Getting to the County of Bath, Virginia

A comprehensive website for economic development in the County of Bath is currently being developed. If you have questions about doing business in the county, feel free to contact us through this form or by telephone.

Ashton N. Harrison, County Administrator
PO Box 309 · Warm Springs, VA 24484


Economic Development Authority
PO Box 13 · Warm Springs, VA 24484

Roy Burns, Chair
Karen Williams, Treasurer
Gloria Lindsay, Secretary
Charles Black
John Fischer
Jay Trinca


Welcome to the County of Bath

The County of Bath is looking for those savvy business owners who can look outside the big box and recognize the unique opportunities the County has to offer that creative entrepreneurs. You have heard good things come in small packages right? Well, the County of Bath is the Tiffany of small packages. With a tourism economy that generates over 250 million dollars in revenue last year (eighth in the state) the County of Bath continues to benefit from the tourism economy that was created over 200 years ago when the mineral springs cast their seductive spell over early visitors to the region, clamoring to “take the waters.”

A popular second home destination for Charlottesville, Richmond and DC, the community is seeking individuals who want to join in the quality of life we enjoy every day while bringing unique businesses in the form of restaurants, outfitters, retail, galleries, maybe a kayak builder — even a car wash!

Opening a business is easy and attractive in the County of Bath.

Ingalls Air FieldThe community has its own airport, Ingalls Air Field, the highest public use airport east of the Mississippi. With a runway of 5600’ the airport can accommodate a 727, but most often now welcomes GulfStream 5 and Saab 340.

We have a strong tourism economy, generating over $250 million dollars in 2013.

The community has its own 25 bed not-for-profit critical access hospital, with 24 hour emergency care, diagnostic services, rehabilitative services and specialty clinics.

Some of the attractions that make the County of Bath a special place to live and do business:

Think outside the BIG box, and find something remarkable in the
County of Bath. See what we have in store for the creative, outside
the box, entrepreneur.