Baker, Kansas

Baker is an unincorporated community in Brown County, Kansas, in the United States.[1]

HistoryEdit

Baker was laid out in 1882 by the Missouri Pacific Railroad; the town was named for the Baker family, the original owners of the town site.[2] A post office was opened in Baker in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baker, Kansas
  2. ^ History of the State of Kansas: Containing a Full Account of Its Growth from an Uninhabited Territory to a Wealthy and Important State. A. T. Andreas. 1883. p. 746.
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2014.

Coordinates: 39°45′15″N 95°33′47″W / 39.75417°N 95.56306°W / 39.75417; -95.56306