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Drake, South Carolina
Welcome to Drake ...
Drake is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Drake lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Drake: (843)
Communities Also Named Drake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Drake: This one is located in Marlboro County and the other is located in Abbeville County.
Beyond South Carolina, 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, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan 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. 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.
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 Page for Drake.
Adding Drake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Drake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Drake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Drake on our Genealogy Page.
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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.
The official website for Marlboro County: www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022