Baker County, Oregon Genealogy
This article is about a northeast Oregon county. For other uses, see Baker.
Guide to Baker County Oregon genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Baker County, Oregon|
Location in the state of Oregon
Location of Oregon in the U.S.
|Founded||September 22, 1862|
|County Seat||Baker City|
|Address|| Baker County Courthouse|
Baker City, OR 97814
|Named for: Edward Dickinson Baker|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Historical Facts
- 3 Boundary Changes
- 4 Trivia Tidbits
- 5 Resources
- 5.1 Biography
- 5.2 Cemeteries (Rural)
- 5.3 Census
- 5.4 Church History and Records (rural only)
- 5.5 Court Records
- 5.6 Directories
- 5.7 Emigration and Immigration
- 5.8 Migration
- 5.9 Gazetteers
- 5.10 Genealogy
- 5.11 History
- 5.12 Land and Property
- 5.13 Maps
- 5.14 Military History and Records
- 5.15 Newspapers
- 5.16 Obituaries
- 5.17 Pensions
- 5.18 Probate Records
- 5.19 Rivers and Waterways
- 5.20 Taxation
- 5.21 Vital Records
- 6 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 Baker County Oregon Genealogy References
County Records Inventory listing the records held at the Baker County Court House as of June/July 2010.
Baker County Court is structured differently. Check the County Records Inventory link for addresses for location of records (left column).
This courthouse has the reputation of being the cleanest county record depository in the state of Oregon.
- Record Loss: Some will books were lost in a county clerk's office fire in 1890s. One early marriage register is missing (covering 1862-1877) (as of 15 August 2012).
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at
Named for U.S. Senator Edward Dickinson Baker of Oregon, who was killed at the Battle of Ball's Bluff in the Civil War.