There are 5 US Post Offices in Bath County serving a total of 5,395 residents equating to 1,079 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 8,611 packages are handled across the 5 county post offices annually. Bath County is a United States county located in the Shenandoah Valley and on the central western border of the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,731; in 2015, the population was estimated at 4,470, it the second-least populous county in Virginia. Bath's county seat is Warm Springs. Bath County was created in 1790 from parts of Augusta, Botetourt, and Greenbrier counties, and it was named for the English city of Bath. Like its namesake, Bath County's economy is focused on tourism and recreation, due to its many natural mineral springs found in the area. The county's major employer is The Homestead, a resort and historical hotel located in Hot Springs, Virginia. The county is represented in the Virginia General Assembly by Senator Creigh Deeds and Delegate Ben Cline."