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The location of Baker









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Baker.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Baker ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Baton Rouge. It lies just south of Baker. Baton Rouge has a population of 222,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Central. It lies just east of Baker and has a population of 28,900 people.

For comparison, Baker has a population of 13,300 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Baker.<2>

Baton Rouge     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Baker.

Beauregard Town     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Baker.

Brownfields     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Baker.

Central     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Baker.

Devalls     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Baker.

Greenwell Springs     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Baker.

Maribel Village     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Baker.

Merrydale     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Baker.

Monticello     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southeast of Baker.

Port Allen     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Baker.

Port Hudson     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Baker.

Slaughter     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the north of Baker.

Tristian Village     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northeast of Baker.

Zachary     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the north of Baker.

Zion City     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the south of Baker.

For more communities neighboring Baker, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Baker.

East Baton Rouge Parish ...

Baker is located in East Baton Rouge Parish.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of East Baton Rouge Parish: Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Saint Helena, West Baton Rouge & West Feliciana.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Baker ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Baker.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baker ...

Looking for more information about Baker? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Baker. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead 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.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

Louisiana Tourism

Parks for Louisiana

Fishing in Louisiana

Hunting in Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

Louisiana Statewide Tourism

Baker Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Baker

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Baker ...

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Baker.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Baker. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Baker.

Large Airports

New Orleans Intl.  (MSY/KMSY) <4>   [Map]
67 miles [107.8 km] miles to the Southeast of Baker.

George Bush Intercontinental  (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
252 miles [405.6 km] miles to the West of Baker.

William P. Hobby Airport  (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
254 miles [408.8 km] miles to the West Southwest of Baker.

Little Rock National Airport  (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
292 miles [469.9 km] miles to the North of Baker.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Baton Rouge Metro Airport  (BTR/KBTR)   [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the South of Baker.

Lafayette Rgnl.  (LFT/KLFT)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the West Southwest of Baker.

Acadiana Rgnl.  (ICAO: KARA)   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the Southwest of Baker.

New Orleans Intl.    [Map]
67 miles [107.8 km] miles to the Southeast of Baker.

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml. (ICAO: K0R3)   [Map]
69 miles [111 km] miles to the Southwest of Baker.

Houma - Terrebonne Airport  (ICAO: KHUM)   [Map]
76 miles [122.3 km] miles to the South Southeast of Baker.

Alexandria Intl.  (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
97 miles [156.1 km] miles to the West Northwest of Baker.

General Aviation Airports

False River Rgnl.  (FAA ID: HZR)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the West Northwest of Baker.

Louisiana Rgnl.  (FAA ID: L38)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the South Southeast of Baker.

Pete Antie Muni. (FAA ID: 7L9)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the West Northwest of Baker.

Hammond Muni.   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the East of Baker.

Hammond Northshore Rgnl. (ICAO: KHDC)   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the East of Baker.

Wilkinson Community Airport   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the North of Baker.

St. John the Baptist Airport (FAA ID: 1L0)   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the Southeast of Baker.

Crosby Muni. (FAA ID: C71)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the North of Baker.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

New Orleans Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSYICAO: KMSY

Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

George Bush Intercontinental     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IAHICAO: KIAH

Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Alexandria Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEX

Website for Alexandria International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Hammond Northshore Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHDC

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

William P. Hobby Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOUICAO: KHOU

Website for William P. Hobby Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

McComb / Pike Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCBICAO: KMCB

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Little Rock National Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LITICAO: KLIT

Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Baton Rouge Metro Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BTRICAO: KBTR

Website for Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Lafayette Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LFTICAO: KLFT

Website for Lafayette Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Acadiana Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KARA

Website for Acadiana Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Abbeville Chris Crusta Meml.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: K0R3

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Houma - Terrebonne Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KHUM

Website for Houma - Terrebonne Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
   
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Louisiana

About East Baton Rouge Parish

About Louisiana

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 State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 30.5835, Longitude: -91.1584     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Baker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Baker), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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<4>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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