Lacarne, Ohio

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Lacarne, Ohio
Post office
Post office
Location of Lacarne, Ohio
Location of Lacarne, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°30′57″N 83°02′32″W / 41.51583°N 83.04222°W / 41.51583; -83.04222Coordinates: 41°30′57″N 83°02′32″W / 41.51583°N 83.04222°W / 41.51583; -83.04222
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyOttawa
TownshipErie
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
43439

Lacarne is an unincorporated community in southwestern Erie Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43439.[1]

The community most likely bears the French surname of a pioneer settler.[2]

During World War II, Lacarne (or La Carne) was the location of a P.O.W. camp at Camp Perry, a U.S. Army facility.[citation needed] Camp Perry still exists, where there is a Lake Erie beach open to the public, as well as public rifle and pistol marksmanship competitions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 71.