Lucerne is an unincorporated community in Harrison Township, Cass County, Indiana.
Lucerne was platted in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was probably named after Lucerne, in Switzerland. The Lucerne post office was established in 1891.
Lucerne is located at 40°51′59″N 86°24′12″W / 40.86639°N 86.40333°W.
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...apparently for the lake or city in Switzerland.
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