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Baker is located in Oklahoma
Location in Oklahoma
Baker is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Texas
2,848 ft (868 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes

Baker is an unincorporated community in northeastern Texas County, Oklahoma, United States, ¼ mile north of U.S. Route 64. Tyrone lies six miles to the north-northwest on U.S. Route 54 and Turpin lies eight miles to the east at the intersection of Route 64 and U.S. Route 83 in adjacent Beaver County.

Originally named Bakerburg, the post office opened June 5, 1931, but has since closed. The name was changed to Baker August 15, 1953. The community is said to have been named for Rueben F. Baker.

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