Bakerhill, Alabama

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, Alabama
Town
Bakerhill in 2012
Location of Bakerhill in Barbour County, Alabama.
Bakerhill, Alabama
Location of Bakerhill in Barbour County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 31°46′53″N 85°18′08″W
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyBarbour
Area
  Total2.75 sq mi (7.13 km2)
  Land2.75 sq mi (7.13 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
535 ft (163 m)
Population
  Total279
  Estimate 
(2018)[3]
252
  Density91.60/sq mi (35.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-03724
GNIS feature ID154970[4]

Geography

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.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
2010279
Est. 2018252[3]−9.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

See also

References

  1. "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  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". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.


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