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The location of Baker









Welcome to Baker ...

Baker is located in Okaloosa County.

Baker is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Baker lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Baker, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Baker: (850)

The ZIP code for Baker: 32531<2>

Communities near Baker ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Baker and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bradley (AL)   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wing (AL)   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Belandville - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cannon Town   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crestview   [Map]   23,856   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Garden City   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Baker.

Communities Also Named Baker ...

While we believe that this Baker is located in Okaloosa County, we know of another 2 Florida communities named Baker. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bay and Lee County.

Beyond Florida, there are 50 communities that are also named Baker - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas (4), British Columbia (2), California (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (4), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baker. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baker. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baker.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Baker:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baker ...

Looking for more information about Baker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Baker, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baker.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Florida

About Okaloosa County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Okaloosa County: www.co.okaloosa.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Baker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baker or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Baker) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Baker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Baker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7972, Longitude: -86.6817     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baker.

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