Baker, Oklahoma

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Baker
Unincorporated community
Baker is located in Oklahoma
Baker
Baker
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°52′10″N 101°1′5″W / 36.86944°N 101.01806°W / 36.86944; -101.01806Coordinates: 36°52′10″N 101°1′5″W / 36.86944°N 101.01806°W / 36.86944; -101.01806
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyTexas
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes73950
 
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Baker
Unincorporated community
Baker is located in Oklahoma
Baker
Baker
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°52′10″N 101°1′5″W / 36.86944°N 101.01806°W / 36.86944; -101.01806Coordinates: 36°52′10″N 101°1′5″W / 36.86944°N 101.01806°W / 36.86944; -101.01806
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyTexas
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes73950

Baker is a small rural unincorporated community in northeastern Texas County, Oklahoma, United States, ¼ mile north of U.S. Route 64. Originally named Bakerburg, the post office opened June 5, 1931. The name was changed to Baker August 15, 1953. The ZIP Code is 73950. The community is said to have been named for Rueben F. Baker.

Further reading[edit]

Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. ISBN 0-8061-2028-2.