Sharpsburg is a Bath county city about nine miles northwest of Owingsville. It was established in 1814 on land belonging to Moses Sharp, who had settled in the area in 1780. Sharp is said to have named his new town Bloomfield, for the local wild flowers. Sharpsburg was incorporated in 1852. The Sharpsburg post office opened in 1821. The population in 2010 was 323.
The 1936 Sharpsburg School gymnasium has been renovated and is now the Sharpsburg Community Center. The school, once adjacent to the gymnasium, is gone, but it has been replaced with the Sharpsburg Library.
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