Bakerhill, Alabama

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Coordinates: 31°53′06″N 85°09′14″W / 31.88495°N 85.15390°W / 31.88495; -85.15390

Bakerhill, Alabama
Town
Bakerhill in 2012
Bakerhill in 2012
Bakerhill, Alabama is located in Alabama
Bakerhill, Alabama
Bakerhill, Alabama
Coordinates: 31°46′53″N 85°18′08″W / 31.78139°N 85.30222°W / 31.78139; -85.30222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Barbour
Area[1]
 • Total 2.751 sq mi (7.13 km2)
 • Land 2.751 sq mi (7.13 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 279
 • Density 100/sq mi (39/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
GNIS feature ID 154970[3]

Bakerhill or Baker Hill is a town in Barbour County, Alabama, United States, near Eufaula. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the town had a population of 279.[2] Although it existed as an unincorporated village since before 1860, the town was officially incorporated in 1997.

Geography[edit]

Bakerhill is located at 31.88 degrees north, 85.15 degrees west (31.88495, -85.15390).[1]

The surrounding countryside is mostly rolling hills covered in mostly in pine forest. Small-scale logging, as well as bauxite mining and minor livestock raising activities account for most of the local area's business activities. The town also, as of 2009, includes two gas stations as well as a grill & bar and a small, family owned and operated deer processing business. There is also a small feed mill.

The soil is mostly reddish clay and sand. Numerous Native American artifacts have been discovered there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Baker Hill". Geographic Names Information System. U.S. Geological Survey. 

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