Drake, Colorado

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Drake, Colorado
Drake, Colorado is located in Colorado
Drake, Colorado
Drake, Colorado
Location within the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°25′52.57″N 105°20′22.78″W / 40.4312694°N 105.3396611°W / 40.4312694; -105.3396611Coordinates: 40°25′52.57″N 105°20′22.78″W / 40.4312694°N 105.3396611°W / 40.4312694; -105.3396611
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyLarimer County[1]
Elevation6,161 ft (1,878 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
Area code(s)970

Drake is an unincorporated community in Larimer County, Colorado located in the Big Thompson Canyon between Estes Park, Colorado and Loveland, Colorado near Rocky Mountain National Park. A U.S. Post Office is also situated in the county ZIP Code 80515.[2] The 2010 population of Drake was 1,010.[3] The last birth of a child in Drake occurred on the upper floor of the Old Horse Stall Building; June 10, 2001.


Its location is 40°25′52.57″N 105°20′22.78″W / 40.4312694°N 105.3396611°W / 40.4312694; -105.3396611 (40.431269°, -105.339661°),[4] on U.S. Highway 34 along the Big Thompson River.

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  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. December 15, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2006.
  3. ^ http://www.zip-codes.com/zip-code/80515/zip-code-80515-2010-census.asp
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.