Baldwin City is located in the County of Douglas and it is about 15 miles west of Gardner and 12 miles south of Lawrence. Baldwin City is a part of Kansas MSA. The city of Baldwin has a total area of about 2.5 sq. miles. The Primary and the Secondary Education is conducted by the school district of Baldwin City. The Baker University is located here. The Maple Leaf Festival is an important local event and it draws a large number of tourists in the area. Education, tourism and services are an important part of the economy. The Santa Fe Trail is an impotant interest of tourism in the area.