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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] > Baker City'' [[Image:Or-bakercity-highlight.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Baker City]]
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{{Infobox U.S. City
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| city = Baker City
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| city_map = Or-bakercity-highlight.png
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| county = Baker County
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| county_map = Or-baker.png
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| state = Oregon
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| latd  = 44.777
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| longd = -117.833
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| founded year = 1863
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| seat wl = Baker City
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| building image = Or-bakercity-ch.jpg
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| building address =  City of Baker City<BR>1655 First Street<BR>Baker City, OR 97814
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| web = www.bakercity.com/
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}}
  
== [http://www.bakercity.com/ City Hall] ==
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Oregon|Oregon]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Baker City''
  
City of Baker City<br>1655 First Street<br>PO Box 650<br>Baker City, Oregon
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''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''
  
== Quick History ==
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=== Baker City Information ===
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_City,_Oregon Wikipedia]  
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*GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
  
'''Geographic location:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon Google]<br>
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Founded in 1863, platted in 1864, 17th oldest city in Oregon, named for [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County. Post Office established 27 March 1866 with William F. McCrary as postmaster. In 1911 the name was changed to "Baker" to conform to the new style adopted by the voters. The name was restored in a later election on 7 November 1989.  
 
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GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694  1167694]<br>
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Founded in 1868, 17th oldest city in Oregon, named for [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker]] County. Post Office established 27 March 1866 with William F. McCrary as postmaster. In 1911 the name was changed to "Baker" to conform to the new style adopted by the voters. The name was restored in a later election on 7 November 1989.<br>
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Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
 
Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
  
Baker City is the county seat of [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] since 1875.  
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{{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}} Baker City is the county seat of [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] since 1875.  
  
 
=== Nearby Cities  ===
 
=== Nearby Cities  ===
  
*To the west: [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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{{Geographic Location
*To the north: [[Haines, Oregon|Haines]], [[Muddy Creek, Oregon|Muddy Creek]], [[Rock Creek, Oregon|Rock Creek]], [[North Powder, Oregon|North Powder]] (just across county line in [[Union County, Oregon|Union County]])  
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|Centre = Baker City, Oregon
*To the east: [[Richland, Oregon|Richland]], [[Keating, Oregon|Keating]], [[Carson, Oregon|Carson]], [[Halfway, Oregon|Halfway]], [[Pine, Oregon|Pine]] (east), [[Oxbow, Oregon|Oxbow]], [[Robinette, Oregon|Robinette]]  
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|North = [[Haines, Oregon|Haines]], [[Muddy Creek, Oregon|Muddy Creek]], [[Rock Creek, Oregon|Rock Creek]], [[North Powder, Oregon|North Powder]] (just across county line in [[Union County, Oregon|Union County]])
*To the south: [[Durkee, Oregon|Durkee]], [[Huntington, Oregon|Huntington]], [[Sumpter, Oregon|Sumpter]], [[Bourne, Oregon|Bourne]], [[Granite, Oregon|Granite]], [[Greenhorn, Oregon|Greenhorn]], [[Hereford, Oregon|Hereford]], [[Unity, Oregon|Unity]], [[Pleasant Valley, Oregon|Pleasant Valley,]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] and [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] Counties (as driving goes)
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|Northeast =
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|East = [[Richland, Oregon|Richland]], [[Keating, Oregon|Keating]], [[Carson, Oregon|Carson]], [[Halfway, Oregon|Halfway]], [[Pine, Oregon|Pine]] (east), [[Oxbow, Oregon|Oxbow]], [[Robinette, Oregon|Robinette]]  
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|Southeast =
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|South = [[Durkee, Oregon|Durkee]], [[Huntington, Oregon|Huntington]], [[Sumpter, Oregon|Sumpter]], [[Bourne, Oregon|Bourne]], [[Granite, Oregon|Granite]], [[Greenhorn, Oregon|Greenhorn]], [[Hereford, Oregon|Hereford]], [[Unity, Oregon|Unity]], [[Pleasant Valley, Oregon|Pleasant Valley,]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] and [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] Counties (as driving goes)
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|Southwest =
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|West = [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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|Northwest =
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}}
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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[http://www.bakerlib.org/ Baker County Public Library]<br>2400 Resort Street <br>Baker City, OR 97814 <br>[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-County-Public-Library-Baker-County-Library-District-Oregon/58764230151#!/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-County-Public-Library-Baker-County-Library-District-Oregon/58764230151 Facebook]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|175158|item|disp=FHLC}}
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==== Baker City Chinese  ====
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many had been disinterred and sent to China or California when the Chinatown dwindled
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*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=5 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]
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*USGS GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1867977 1867977]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.781942,-117.807566&spn=0.001809,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map
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*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867977 Hometown Locator] map
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2156345 Findagrave.com]
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==== Mount Hope  ====
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{{coord|44.7657086|-117.8193848}}
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*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]
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*USGS GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1164117 1164117]
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*[http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=44.7653228&lon=-117.8188419&z=14&l=0&m=b&search=Mount%20Hope%20Cemetery Wikimapia]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery,+Baker+City,+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.765688,-117.8197&spn=0.014473,0.027637&t=h&z=15 Google] map
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*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1164117 Hometown Locator] map
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=39167 Findagrave.com]
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==== St. Frances de Sales Catholic  ====
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(defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)
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*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=56 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]
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*USGS GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1867987 1867987]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.78961,-117.833991&spn=0.001808,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map
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*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867987 Hometown Locator] map
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2252753 Findagrave.com]
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== Assemblies of God  ====
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Baker City
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==== Baptist  ====
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Calvary Baptist
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Elkhorn Baptist
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First Baptist
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==== Bible Fellowship  ====
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Baker Bible Fellowship
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==== Christian Church  ====
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Baker City
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==== Christian Center  ====
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==== Christian Science  ====
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==== Church of Christ  ====
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==== Church of God  ====
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==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
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*Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; {{FHL|100039|item|disp=FHLC}} microfilm 781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
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*History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 {{FHL|1344372|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|65095}}
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*Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 {{FHL|1341375|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|64943}}
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Baker City First Ward
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Baker City Second Ward
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Baker Valley Ward
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==== Church of the Nazarene  ====
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Baker City
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==== Community Church  ====
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Elk Horn
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==== Episcopal  ====
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St. Stephen's
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==== Jehovah's Witnesses  ====
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Baker City
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==== Lutheran  ====
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==== Pentacostal  ====
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Victory Tabernacle
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==== Presbyterian  ====
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First Presbyterian
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==== Roman Catholic  ====
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St. Francis de Sales
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*Brief history of the Diocese of Baker {{FHL|615380|item|disp=FHLC}}
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==== Seventh-Day Adventist  ====
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Baker City
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==== United Methodist  ====
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Baker City
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=== Directories  ===
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*Baker City (Oregon) city directories {{FHL|1119289|item|disp=FHLC}}
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*Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory&nbsp;: including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- {{FHL|82565|item|disp=FHLC}}
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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=== Maps  ===
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*Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey {{FHL|1154766|item|disp=FHLC}}
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
*Baker City Chinese Cemetery
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*Newspaper clippings from the "Morning Democrat", Baker City, Oregon, 1905-1914 {{FHL|982490|item|disp=FHLC}}<br>Was a early name for today's "Baker City Herald".
**[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=5 oregongravestones.org]
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**[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=44.7832079&p_longi=-117.8088291&fid=1867977 USGS GNIS] map
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**[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.781942,-117.807566&spn=0.001809,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map
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**[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867977 Hometown Locator] map
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*Mount Hope Cemetery
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**[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 oregongravestones.org]
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**[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1164117 USGS GNIS] map
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**[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery,+Baker+City,+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.765688,-117.8197&spn=0.014473,0.027637&t=h&z=15 Google] map
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**[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1164117 Hometown Locator] map
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*St. Frances de Sales Catholic Cemetery (defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)
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**[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=56 oregongravestones.org]
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**[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1867987  USGS GNIS] map
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**[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.78961,-117.833991&spn=0.001808,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map
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**[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867987 Hometown Locator] map
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
*Assemblies of God
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*Funeral records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|403222|item|disp=FHLC}}<br>Compiled from different funeral homes. Some information may have been extracted from some obituaries.
**Baker City
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*Baptist
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**Calvary Baptist
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**Elkhorn Baptist
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**First Baptist
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*Bible Fellowship
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**Baker Bible Fellowship
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*Christian Church
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**Baker City
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*Christian Center
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*Christian Science
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*Church of Christ
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*Church of God
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*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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**Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; microfilm FHL #781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
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**Baker City First Ward
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**Baker City Second Ward
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**Baker Valley Ward
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*Church of the Nazarene
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**Baker City
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*Community Church
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**Elk Horn
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*Episcopal
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**St. Stephen's
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*Jehovah's Witnesses
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**Baker City
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*Lutheran
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*Pentacostal
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**Victory Tabernacle
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*Presbyterian
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**First Presbyterian
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*Roman Catholic
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**St. Francis de Sales
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*Seventh-Day Adventist
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**Baker City
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*United Methodist
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**Baker City
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==== Directories ====
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=== Images of Baker City ===
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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<gallery>Image:BakerCityOR1920s.jpg|Baker City, 1920s</gallery>
  
==== Maps ====
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== Family History Center ==
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Baker+City,+Oregon&ie=UTF8&ll=44.778789,-117.829914&spn=0.057879,0.11055&t=h&z=13&iwloc=addr satellite Google map] for Baker City.
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*2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397 - [[Baker City, Oregon Family History Center|More details]]
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=44.7748748&p_longi=-117.8343848&fid=1167694 USGS GNIS map] for Baker City.
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*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1167694 Hometown Locator] for Baker City.
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==== Newspapers ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Baker Family History Center  ====
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*[http://www.bakerheritagemuseum.com/ Baker Heritage Museum]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-Heritage-Museum#!/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-Heritage-Museum/114213708604408 Baker Heritage Museum Facebook]
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*[http://historicbakercity.com/ Historic Baker City]
  
*2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397
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== Websites  ==
  
==== Images of Baker City ====
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== References ==
  
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Latest revision as of 00:52, 18 October 2012

Baker City, Oregon
Map
Map of Baker County highlighting Baker City
Location in Baker County
Map of Oregon highlighting Baker County
Baker County's location in the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 44°46′37″N 117°49′59″W / 44.777°N 117.833°W / 44.777; -117.833
Facts
Founded 1863
Seat Baker City
Or-bakercity-ch.jpg
Address City of Baker City
1655 First Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Website: www.bakercity.com/

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Baker County Gotoarrow-kelly.png Baker City

This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see Baker

Contents

Baker City Information

Founded in 1863, platted in 1864, 17th oldest city in Oregon, named for Baker County. Post Office established 27 March 1866 with William F. McCrary as postmaster. In 1911 the name was changed to "Baker" to conform to the new style adopted by the voters. The name was restored in a later election on 7 November 1989.

Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Baker City, Oregon
Baker City is the county seat of Baker County since 1875.

Nearby Cities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Baker County Public Library
2400 Resort Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Facebook

Cemeteries

  • Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon FHLC

Baker City Chinese

many had been disinterred and sent to China or California when the Chinatown dwindled

Mount Hope

44°45′57″N 117°49′10″W / 44.7657086°N 117.8193848°W / 44.7657086; -117.8193848

St. Frances de Sales Catholic

(defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)

Church History and Records

Assemblies of God

Baker City

Baptist

Calvary Baptist

Elkhorn Baptist

First Baptist

Bible Fellowship

Baker Bible Fellowship

Christian Church

Baker City

Christian Center

Christian Science

Church of Christ

Church of God

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; FHLC microfilm 781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
  • History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 FHLCFamilySearch Books Online
  • Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 FHLCFamilySearch Books Online

Baker City First Ward

Baker City Second Ward

Baker Valley Ward

Church of the Nazarene

Baker City

Community Church

Elk Horn

Episcopal

St. Stephen's

Jehovah's Witnesses

Baker City

Lutheran

Pentacostal

Victory Tabernacle

Presbyterian

First Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

St. Francis de Sales

  • Brief history of the Diocese of Baker FHLC

Seventh-Day Adventist

Baker City

United Methodist

Baker City

Directories

  • Baker City (Oregon) city directories FHLC
  • Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory : including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- FHLC

Funeral Homes

Maps

  • Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey FHLC

Newspapers

  • Newspaper clippings from the "Morning Democrat", Baker City, Oregon, 1905-1914 FHLC
    Was a early name for today's "Baker City Herald".

Vital Records

  • Funeral records of Baker, Oregon FHLC
    Compiled from different funeral homes. Some information may have been extracted from some obituaries.

Images of Baker City

Family History Center

  • 2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397 - More details

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References


 

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