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Drake, North Dakota
Welcome to Drake ...
The location of Drake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Drake has a population of 268 people<3> (see below for details).
Drake was established in 1902.
The community of Drake is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Drake lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Drake is within the (701) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Drake had an population of 268 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Drake had a population of 275 people (which is 5.1% of the total population of McHenry County). This makes Drake the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Drake represents 0.04% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 275 people, the population of Drake decreased 14.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 322 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Drake.
Communities Also Named Drake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Drake - they are located in Arizona (2), California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2) and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Drake.
Communities near Drake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Drake.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Drake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Drake.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Drake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Drake. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Drake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Drake.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 21 Sep 2020