Lucerne, Kings County, California

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Lucerne
Unincorporated community
Lucerne is located in California
Lucerne
Lucerne
Location in California
Lucerne is located in the US
Lucerne
Lucerne
Lucerne (the US)
Coordinates: 36°22′51″N 119°39′51″W / 36.38083°N 119.66417°W / 36.38083; -119.66417Coordinates: 36°22′51″N 119°39′51″W / 36.38083°N 119.66417°W / 36.38083; -119.66417
Country United States
State California
County Kings County
Elevation[1] 259 ft (79 m)

Lucerne is an unincorporated community in Kings County, California.[1] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Hanford,[2] at an elevation of 259 feet (79 m).[1]

The name Lucerne was applied in 1887, after Lucerne, Switzerland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lucerne, Kings County, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1067. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.