Baker City, Oregon

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City of Baker City<br>1655 First Street<br>PO Box 650<br>Baker City, Oregon  
 
City of Baker City<br>1655 First Street<br>PO Box 650<br>Baker City, Oregon  
  
== History  ==
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== Quick History  ==
  
Founded in 1868, 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.<br>  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baker_City,_Oregon Wikipedia]
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'''Geographic location:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon Google]<br>
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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>  
  
 
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.  
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=== Nearby Cities  ===
 
=== Nearby Cities  ===
  
*To the west: Pocahontas, Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]  
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*To the west: [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]  
*To the north: [[Haines, Oregon|Haines]], Muddy Creek, [[Rock Creek, Oregon|Rock Creek]], North Powder (just across county line in [[Union County, Oregon|Union County]])  
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*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]])  
*To the east: Richland, Keating, Carson, Halfway, Pine (east), Oxbow, Robinette  
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*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]]
*To the south: [[Durkee, Oregon|Durkee]], Huntington, [[Sumpter, Oregon|Sumpter]], Bourne, Granite, Greenhorn, Hereford, [[Unity, Oregon|Unity]], [[Pleasant Valley, Oregon|Pleasant Valley,]] Grant and Malheur Counties (as driving goes)
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*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)
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:26, 12 February 2009

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Contents

City Hall

City of Baker City
1655 First Street
PO Box 650
Baker City, Oregon

Quick History

Wikipedia

Geographic location: Google

GNIS ID #1167694

Founded in 1868, 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.

Baker City is the county seat of Baker County since 1875.

Nearby Cities

Resources

Cemeteries

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; microfilm FHL #781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
    • 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
  • Seventh-Day Adventist
    • Baker City
  • United Methodist
    • Baker City

Directories

Funeral Homes

Maps

Newspapers

Baker Family History Center

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

Images of Baker City

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1920s:
Looking north, Main Street
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