Lucerne, Colorado

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Lucerne, Colorado
Unincorporated community
Lucerne, Colorado is located in Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado is located in the US
Lucerne, Colorado
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°28′55″N 104°41′53″W / 40.48194°N 104.69806°W / 40.48194; -104.69806Coordinates: 40°28′55″N 104°41′53″W / 40.48194°N 104.69806°W / 40.48194; -104.69806
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Weld[1]
Elevation[1] 4,754 ft (1,449 m)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 80646
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature ID 0180640

Lucerne is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The Lucerne Post Office has the ZIP Code 80646.[2]

A post office called Lucerne has been in operation since 1892.[3] The community was named for the lucerne grown near the original town site.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lucerne is located at 40°28′55″N 104°41′53″W / 40.48194°N 104.69806°W / 40.48194; -104.69806 (40.481948,-104.698162).

References[edit]

  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" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 28, 2006. Retrieved December 28, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 33.