Lucerne, Indiana

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Lucerne
Cass County's location in Indiana
Cass County's location in Indiana
Lucerne is located in Cass County, Indiana
Lucerne
Lucerne
Location in Cass County
Coordinates: 40°51′59″N 86°24′12″W / 40.86639°N 86.40333°W / 40.86639; -86.40333Coordinates: 40°51′59″N 86°24′12″W / 40.86639°N 86.40333°W / 40.86639; -86.40333
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyCass
TownshipHarrison
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
ZIP code
46950
FIPS code18-45234[1]
GNIS feature ID438390[2]

Lucerne is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Cass County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Lucerne was platted in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] The community took its name from Lucerne, in Switzerland.[4] The Lucerne post office was established in 1891.[5]

Geography[edit]

Lucerne is located at 40°51′59″N 86°24′12″W / 40.86639°N 86.40333°W / 40.86639; -86.40333.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Lucerne, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Powell, Jehu Z. (1913). History of Cass County Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 588.
  4. ^ Dept. of English and Journalism (1970–72). Indiana names, v.1-3. Indiana State University. p. 15.
  5. ^ "Cass County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 August 2014.