The Pak Kret territory has been occupied since in any event the eighteenth century, under the administer of the Ayutthaya Kingdom. The bit of the Chao Phraya River toward the west of Pak Kret downtown area was unearthed c.1721– 22 to sidestep a twist in the stream, framing the island of Ko Kret. The settlements on the bank of the sidestep waterway and at its mouth wound up known as Ban Tret Noi and Ban Pak Tret Noi, which means town on the lesser sidestep and town on the mouth of the lesser sidestep, individually the "more prominent sidestep" is further upriver in what is presently Mueang Pathum Thani District. Many ethnic Mon people group settled in the zone amid the Ayutthaya to early Rattanakosin periods. Pak Kret is a city thesaban nakhon in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand. It lies in the Central Thai fields on the east bank of the lower Chao Phraya River, circumscribing Bangkok toward the east, Nonthaburi City toward the south, and Pathum Thani Province toward the north.