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Drakes Creek is a stream in Warren County, Kentucky, in the United States.[1] It is a tributary of the Barren River.

Drakes Creek was named for a pioneer named Drake who narrowly escaped with his life an attack by Indians.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Drakes Creek (Barren River)
  2. ^ "Grave of "first white child born in Southern Kentucky" is in family cemetery east of city". Park City Daily News. December 4, 1955. p. 7. Retrieved 31 May 2015.

Coordinates: 36°58′50″N 86°22′03″W / 36.9805982°N 86.3674893°W / 36.9805982; -86.3674893