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Time Zone: Baker County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Newton is the Seat for Baker County.

Baker County was founded in 1825 and was created by taking area from EarlyCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Baker had a population of 3,637 people. This is a decrease of 10.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,074 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Baker represented 0.05% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 152nd most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,451-15.29%-5.11% since 2009
20093,637-10.73%-3.58% since 2008
20083,772-7.41%+0.75% since 2007
20004,074The Last Census

More information can be found on the Baker County Census Page for Baker County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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