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Drake, Arizona
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Welcome to Drake ...

Drake is located in Mohave County.

Drake is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Drake is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Drake lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Drake and travel west, you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Drake lies within the (928) area code.

Communities near Drake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Drake and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2014<3>
Cedar   [Map]   ---   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cerbat   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Franconia   [Map]   ---   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Golden Valley   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingman   [Map]   28,549   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
McConnico   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Drake.

Communities Also Named Drake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Drake: This one is located in Mohave County and the other is located in Yavapai County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 21 communities that are also named Drake - they are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2) and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Drake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Drake. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Drake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Drake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Drake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drake ...

Looking for more information about Drake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Drake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Drake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Drake.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Drake. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Drake. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Drake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Drake. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Drake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drake. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 35.0400, -114.1219   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Drake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Drake.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Drake.


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