Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Genealogy

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This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see Baker
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City Hall City of Baker City
1655 First Street
PO Box 650
Baker City, Oregon

Quick History

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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



Baker City Chinese

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

  1. Oregon Gravestone Photo Project
  2. USGS GNIS ID #1867977
  3. Google map
  4. Hometown Locator map
Mount Hope
  1. Oregon Gravestone Photo Project
  2. USGS GNIS ID #1164117
  3. Wikimapia
  4. Google map
  5. Hometown Locator map
St. Frances de Sales Catholic

(defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)

  1. Oregon Gravestone Photo Project
  2. USGS GNIS ID #1867987
  3. Google map
  4. Hometown Locator map

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


Funeral Homes



Baker Family History Center

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

Images of Baker City

Looking north, Main Street