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{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] > Baker City''  
 
{{Oregon-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Oregon|Oregon]] > [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] > Baker City''  
  
''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''
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''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''  
  
 
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[http://www.bakercity.com/ http://www.bakercity.com/] City of Baker City<br>1655 First Street<br>PO Box 650<br>Baker City, Oregon  
 
[http://www.bakercity.com/ http://www.bakercity.com/] City of Baker City<br>1655 First Street<br>PO Box 650<br>Baker City, Oregon  
  
<h2> Quick Facts  </h2>
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== Quick Facts  ==
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}}</span>
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{{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}}  
<ul><li>Geographic location <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon">Google</a>
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*Geographic location [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon Google]
<ul><li><a href="http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=44.77&amp;lon=-117.83&amp;z=13&amp;l=0&amp;m=b&amp;search=Baker%20City%2C%20Oregon">Wikimapia</a>
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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]
<ul><li>GNIS ID #<a href="http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694">1167694</a>
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GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
<p>Founded in 1868, 17th oldest city in Oregon, named for <a href="Baker County, Oregon">Baker</a> 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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</p><p>Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
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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.  
</p><p>Baker City is the county seat of <a href="Baker County, Oregon">Baker County</a> since 1875.  
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Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
<h3> Nearby Cities  </h3>
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<ul><li>To the west: <a href="Pocahontas, Oregon">Pocahontas</a>, Pine (west), <a href="Wingville, Oregon">Wingville</a>
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Baker City is the county seat of [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] since 1875.  
</li><li>To the north: <a href="Haines, Oregon">Haines</a>, <a href="Muddy Creek, Oregon">Muddy Creek</a>, <a href="Rock Creek, Oregon">Rock Creek</a>, <a href="North Powder, Oregon">North Powder</a> (just across county line in <a href="Union County, Oregon">Union County</a>)  
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</li><li>To the east: <a href="Richland, Oregon">Richland</a>, <a href="Keating, Oregon">Keating</a>, <a href="Carson, Oregon">Carson</a>, <a href="Halfway, Oregon">Halfway</a>, <a href="Pine, Oregon">Pine</a> (east), <a href="Oxbow, Oregon">Oxbow</a>, <a href="Robinette, Oregon">Robinette</a>
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=== Nearby Cities  ===
</li><li>To the south: <a href="Durkee, Oregon">Durkee</a>, <a href="Huntington, Oregon">Huntington</a>, <a href="Sumpter, Oregon">Sumpter</a>, <a href="Bourne, Oregon">Bourne</a>, <a href="Granite, Oregon">Granite</a>, <a href="Greenhorn, Oregon">Greenhorn</a>, <a href="Hereford, Oregon">Hereford</a>, <a href="Unity, Oregon">Unity</a>, <a href="Pleasant Valley, Oregon">Pleasant Valley,</a> <a href="Grant County, Oregon">Grant</a> and <a href="Malheur County, Oregon">Malheur</a> Counties (as driving goes)
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*To the west: [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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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]])  
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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]]
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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)
  
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Baker+City,+Oregon Google map]
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=44.7748748&p_longi=-117.8343848&fid=1167694 USGS GNIS map] for Baker City.  
 
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=44.7748748&p_longi=-117.8343848&fid=1167694 USGS GNIS map] for Baker City.  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1167694 Hometown Locator] for Baker City.  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1167694 Hometown Locator] for Baker City.  
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== Family History Center  ==
 
== Family History Center  ==
  
 
*2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397 - [[Baker City, Oregon Family History Center|More details]]
 
*2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397 - [[Baker City, Oregon Family History Center|More details]]
  
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United States > Oregon > Baker County > Baker City

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

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Contents

City Hall

http://www.bakercity.com/ City of Baker City
1655 First Street
PO Box 650
Baker City, Oregon

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Baker City, Oregon

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

Baker City Chinese

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

Mount Hope

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; 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

Images of Baker City

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Family History Center

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References