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There are 87 USDA backed residential loans in Bath county with an average loan balance of $97,247. Over 70% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 40 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $103,515. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,421 SqFt. Bath county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Bath County is roughly 735 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Bath County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Bethel   •   Clear Creek Furnace   •   Oakla   •   Olympia   •   Olympia Springs   •   *Owingsville   •   Peasticks   •   Pebble   •   Peeled Oak   •   Polksville   •   Preston   •   Reynoldsville   •   *Salt Lick   •   *Sharpsburg   •   Slate Valley   •   Wyoming   •   Zilpo Recreation Area

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Bath County.

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Bath County, Kentucky
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Bath County, located in the great state of Kentucky, was established on January 15, 1811. It was formed from parts of Montgomery County, which was itself created out of Clark County in 1797. Bath County is named after the famous English spa town of Bath, with the hope to develop mineral springs in the area for public use. It is situated in the Eastern Knobs region of the state, covering an area of approximately 284 square miles.

Owingsville, the county seat, was founded in 1811 by Colonel Thomas Deye Owings, the namesake of the town. The area is primarily rural, with agriculture being the predominant industry. The county has a rich history in farming, particularly in the raising of tobacco and livestock.

A fun fact about Bath County is the presence of the Clear Creek Iron Furnace. Built around 1839, it is a historic structure which was once used for smelting iron. The site, situated near Salt Lick, holds the remnants of the old furnace, and visitors can still see the 30-foot high stack made of large hewn limestone blocks. The Clear Creek Iron Furnace was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, highlighting its historical significance in the region.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Bath County
1114 Forge Hill Rd
Owingsville, KY

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150 Forest Dr
Sharpsburg, KY

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11 W Tunnel Rd
Owingsville, KY

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2629 Pine Grove Rd
Olympia, KY

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