Bakerhill, Alabama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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

Bakerhill, Alabama
Bakerhill in 2012
Bakerhill in 2012
Location of Bakerhill in Barbour County, Alabama.
Location of Bakerhill in Barbour County, Alabama.
Bakerhill, Alabama is located in Alabama
Bakerhill, Alabama
Bakerhill, Alabama
Location of Bakerhill in Barbour County, 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
 • Total 2.75 sq mi (7.13 km2)
 • Land 2.75 sq mi (7.13 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 279
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 261
 • Density 94.87/sq mi (36.63/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-03724
GNIS feature ID 154970[4]

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.


Bakerhill is located at 31.88 degrees north, 85.15 degrees west (31.88495, -85.15390).[5]

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.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 279
Est. 2016 261 [3] −6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Baker Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links[edit]