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Welcome to Baker ...

The city of Baker is located in Fallon County<1> and is the County Seat for Fallon County.

The location of Baker has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baker has a population of 1,914 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Baker.

Baker is 2,950 feet [899 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Baker is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Baker lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Baker: (406)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baker had an population of 1,914 people. This is an increase of 9.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baker had a population of 1,741 people (or 60.24% of the total population of Fallon County). This makes Baker the county's most populous community.

The population of Baker represents 0.18% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,741 people, the population of Baker increased 2.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,695 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Baker.

Communities Also Named Baker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Baker: This one is located in Fallon County and the other is located in Gallatin County.

Beyond Montana, there are 50 communities that are also named Baker - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas (4), British Columbia (2), California (2), Florida (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (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.

Communities near Baker ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Baker.

  • Plevna [Fallon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plevna
    • Plevna [Fallon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Baker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plevna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plevna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plevna<6>
  • Marmarth [Slope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmarth
    • Marmarth [Slope County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Baker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmarth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmarth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmarth<6>
  • Willard [Fallon County]
  • Westmore [Fallon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmore
    • Westmore [Fallon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Baker
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmore
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ismay [Custer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ismay
      • Ismay [Custer County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the west of Baker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19 people
      • Former name for Ismay:
      • Joe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ismay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ismay<6>
    • Golva [Golden Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golva
      • Golva [Golden Valley County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Baker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golva<6>
    • Rhame [Bowman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhame
      • Rhame [Bowman County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the east of Baker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhame have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhame
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rhame<6>
    • Ekalaka [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ekalaka
      • Ekalaka [Carter County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the south of Baker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ekalaka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekalaka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ekalaka<6>
    • Mildred [Prairie County]
    • Beach [Golden Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beach
      • Beach [Golden Valley County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<5> to the north of Baker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beach<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Baker. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baker.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baker. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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 Montana

About Fallon County

About Montana

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 Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Fallon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Baker.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BakerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3644, Longitude: -104.2741       In this case, the coordinates for Baker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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