Baker County, Georgia

Baker County: County in Georgia, United States


Baker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,451 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,971 inhabitants. Its county seat is Newton. The county was created 197 years ago in 1825.

Quick Facts about Baker County

Population : 2,971 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Baker County, Baker County
Area : 904 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : John Baker
Capital : Newton
Establishment : December 12, 1825
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:48:19 (4th February 2023)
Density : 3 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.16% (2010-2020)
Baker County locator map
Location of Baker County on Georgia map.
Baker County Courthouse  Newton 1900 image
Baker County Courthouse Newton 1900
Baker County Courthouse  Newton 1900 image


Baker County is located at 31°19'34"N 84°26'41"W (31.3261800, -84.4446700). It has 4 neighbors: Calhoun County, Dougherty County, Early County and Miller County.

Baker County map

The largest city of Baker County is Newton with a population of 558. . See all Baker County cities & populated places.

Baker County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Baker County.

City Name Population Title
Newton 558 City in and the county seat of Baker County, Georgia, United States

Baker County has 4 neighbours.

  • Newton


According to census records, the population of Baker County decreased by 16.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,451 - census
2011 3,311 -4.23% estimation process
2012 3,372 1.81% estimation process
2013 3,348 -0.72% estimation process
2014 3,288 -1.82% estimation process
2015 3,194 -2.94% estimation process
2016 3,183 -0.35% estimation process
2017 3,159 -0.76% estimation process
2018 3,086 -2.37% estimation process
2019 3,038 -1.58% estimation process
2020 2,971 -2.26% estimation process

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People born in Baker County (1)

Earnest Williams was born in Baker County

Other places with the same name (3)

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