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Baker City, Oregon
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
Founded 1863
Seat Baker City
Address City of Baker City
1655 First Street
Baker City, OR 97814

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

Baker City Information[edit | edit source]

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 has more about this subject: Baker City, Oregon

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

Nearby Cities[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

=== Archives and Libraries ===p

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

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Baker City Chinese[edit | edit source]

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

Mount Hope[edit | edit source]

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

St. Frances de Sales Catholic[edit | edit source]

(defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Assemblies of God[edit | edit source]

Baker City

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Calvary Baptist

Elkhorn Baptist

First Baptist

Bible Fellowship[edit | edit source]

Baker Bible Fellowship

Christian Church[edit | edit source]

Baker City

Christian Center[edit | edit source]

Christian Science[edit | edit source]

Church of Christ[edit | edit source]

Church of God[edit | edit source]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Baker City First Ward

Baker City Second Ward

Baker Valley Ward

Church of the Nazarene[edit | edit source]

Baker City

Community Church[edit | edit source]

Elk Horn

Episcopal[edit | edit source]

St. Stephen's

Jehovah's Witnesses[edit | edit source]

Baker City

Lutheran[edit | edit source]

Pentacostal[edit | edit source]

Victory Tabernacle

Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

First Presbyterian

Roman Catholic[edit | edit source]

St. Francis de Sales

Seventh-Day Adventist[edit | edit source]

Baker City

United Methodist[edit | edit source]

Baker City

Directories[edit | edit source]

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

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Images of Baker City[edit | edit source]

Family History Center[edit | edit source]

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]