Baker County

Baker County is located in Northeast Florida bordering Georgia and Nassau, Duval, Clay, Columbia, Union, Bradford Counties. 

Baker County was established in 1861 from New River County and named for James McNair Baker (1822-92), Confederate States senator and judge in Florida's Fourth Judicial District. The Civil War Battle of Olustee was fought just east of the town of Olustee.

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The vision of the Baker County School District is to prepare individual students to be lifelong learners, self-sufficient, and responsible citizens of good character. Baker County has 1 high school, 1 middle school, 1 intermediate school, 2 elementary schools and 1 pre-K school. The high school’s sport teams are known as the wildcats.

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Sit back, relax, and take in the waves at Baker County. Your ATV and your boat are welcome here, but feel free to take a walk as well and go see a little league game as well. 

The Emily Taber Public Library is the only library in Baker County, Florida. It is located in Macclenny. It is under the New River Library Collective, which also provides supporting library services in Bradford County and Union County.

The New River Public Library Cooperative is a cooperative of three libraries in Bradford County, Baker County, and Union County.