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|Elevation||1,489 ft (454 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||508032|
First settled in the 1850s, it was known as South America for its relative remoteness. The community was renamed in the 1930s for the local pastor Hiram Milo Frakes.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Frakes, Kentucky
- Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 108. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
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