Lucerne, Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado (the United States)
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
CountyWeld[1]
Elevation4,754 ft (1,449 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code[2]
80646
Area code(s)970
GNIS feature ID0180640

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

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

  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". United States Postal Service. December 28, 2006. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. 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.