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''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''  
 
''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''  
  
=== Quick Facts ===
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=== Baker City Information ===
 
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*Geographic location [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon Google]
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*[http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=44.77&lon=-117.83&z=13&l=0&m=b&search=Baker%20City%2C%20Oregon Wikimapia]
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*GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
 
*GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
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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. {{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}}
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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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|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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|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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|West = [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
*Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|175158|item}}
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*Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|175158|item|disp=FHLC}}
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==== Baker City Chinese  ====
 
==== Baker City Chinese  ====
  
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==== Mount Hope  ====
 
==== Mount Hope  ====
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*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*USGS GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1164117 1164117]  
 
*USGS GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1164117 1164117]  
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==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
  
*Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; {{FHL|100039|item}} 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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*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.)  
*History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 {{FHL|1344372|item}} ▲ [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH33,96359 Family History Archive]
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*History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 {{FHL|1344372|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|65095}}
*Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 {{FHL|1341375|item}} ▲ [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH10,9056 Family History Archive]
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*Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 {{FHL|1341375|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|64943}}
  
 
Baker City First Ward  
 
Baker City First Ward  
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==== Roman Catholic  ====
 
==== Roman Catholic  ====
  
St. Francis de Sales
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St. Francis de Sales  
*Brief history of the Diocese of Baker {{FHL|615380|item}}
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*Brief history of the Diocese of Baker {{FHL|615380|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
 
==== Seventh-Day Adventist  ====
 
==== Seventh-Day Adventist  ====
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=== Directories  ===
 
=== Directories  ===
  
*Baker City (Oregon) city directories {{FHL|1119289|item}}  
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*Baker City (Oregon) city directories {{FHL|1119289|item|disp=FHLC}}  
*Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory : including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- {{FHL|82565|item}}
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*Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory : including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- {{FHL|82565|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Baker+City,+Oregon Google map]
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*Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey {{FHL|1154766|item|disp=FHLC}}
*[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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*[http://wikimapia.org/#lat=44.7784233&lon=-117.833004 Wikimapia] for Baker City.
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*Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey {{FHL|1154766|item}}
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
*Newspaper clippings from the "Morning Democrat", Baker City, Oregon, 1905-1914 {{FHL|982490|item}}<br>Was a early name for today's "Baker City Herald".<br>
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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".
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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.
*Funeral records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|403222|item}}<BR>Compiled from different funeral homes. Some information may have been extracted from some obituaries.
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=== Images of Baker City  ===
 
=== Images of Baker City  ===
  
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== Family History Center  ==
 
== Family History Center  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}} {{Baker County, Oregon}} {{Oregon-stub}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Baker County, Oregon}}{{Oregon|Oregon}}  
  
 
[[Category:Baker_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Baker_County,_Oregon]]

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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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