Drake, Arizona

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Drake, Arizona
Unincorporated community
Santa Fe 3751 pulls an  excursion train across Hell Canyon on the  BNSF, 2012
Santa Fe 3751 pulls an excursion train across Hell Canyon on the BNSF, 2012
Drake, Arizona is located in Arizona
Drake, Arizona
Drake, Arizona
Location within the state of Arizona
Coordinates: 34°58′54.36″N 112°22′34.44″W / 34.9817667°N 112.3762333°W / 34.9817667; -112.3762333Coordinates: 34°58′54.36″N 112°22′34.44″W / 34.9817667°N 112.3762333°W / 34.9817667; -112.3762333
Country United States
State Arizona
County Yavapai
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 85283

Drake is an unincorporated community in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States, and a station on the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway. Drake is also the junction and western terminus of the Verde Canyon Railroad. Drake is the site of the old Hell Canyon Bridge, formerly used by US Route 89, now on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Drake's economy is based on quarrying and shipping decorative Arizona flagstone.

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