Lucerne, Knox County, Ohio

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Lucerne is an unincorporated community in Knox County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History

Lucerne was founded in the 1830s.[2] The community was named after Lake Lucerne, in Switzerland.[3] A post office called Youngs Mills was established in 1830, and renamed Lucerne in 1850; the post office closed in 1873.[4]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lucerne, Knox County, Ohio
  2. Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Knox County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Containing a Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio. A. A. Graham & Company. p. 561.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 192.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lucerne Post Office (historical)

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