Baker County, Alabama Genealogy

Baker was created from portions of Autauga, Shelby, Bibb, and Perry, by an act approved December 30, 1868. It was named for Mr. Alfred Baker, a resident of the portion taken from Autauga. It lies in the center of the State, and is west of Coosa, north of Autauga, south of Shelby, and east of Bibb and Perry. It has an area of about 700 square miles. The assessed value of real estate is $312,023; of personally $76,121; total $388,124. The improved farm lands in 1870 embraced 31,852 acres, the unimproved 117,136 acres; and the cash value was $284,378; while