Lucerne, Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado is located in Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Lucerne, Colorado is located in the United States
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]

The post office has been in operation since 1892.[3] The community was named after the lucerne that grew 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 22, 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.