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Baker Hill, Alabama

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Located in: Barbour County (see below)

Time Zone: Baker Hill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (334)

Elevation: 510 feet [155.45 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Baker Hill)


2016:<3>     261   (6.45% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     279   (25% decrease since 2000)
2000:     372

Total Area:<4>   2.75 sq. miles [7.1 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   149

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Baker Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7769, Longitude: -85.2954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baker Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   31° 46' 36"
Lon:   -85° 17' 43"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Baker Hill

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Baker Hill

GNIS ID:   2405200
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 03724

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Baker Hill)

About Barbour County

The town of Clayton is the County Seat for Barbour County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Barbour)


2016:     25,965   (5.43% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     27,457   (5.44% decrease since 2000)
2000:     29,038

Total Area:   904 sq. miles [2,342.7 km²]   - of which 2.17% is water (19.64 sq. miles [50.9 km²])

Housing Units:   11,829

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Barbour

GNIS ID:   161528
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 005

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Baker Hill)

About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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<1>While Baker Hill is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baker Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Baker Hill. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Baker Hill, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Baker Hill.

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