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Welcome to Lucerne Valley ...

Lucerne Valley is located in San Bernardino County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lucerne Valley, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1912.

A typical abbreviation for Lucerne Valley: Lucerne Vly. (or less commonly used: Lucerne Vally. or Lucerne Vlly.)

Lucerne Valley is 2,950 feet [899 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Lucerne Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Lucerne Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Lucerne Valley: (760) & (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Lucerne Valley: 92356<4>

Communities near Lucerne Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lucerne Valley.

  • Victorville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Hesperia
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesperia
    • Hesperia is located in San Bernardino County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,911 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hesperia <5>
  • Apple Valley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Big Bear Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Fawnskin
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Minnelusa
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnelusa
    • Minnelusa is located in San Bernardino County
  • Big Bear City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Green Valley Lake
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Moonridge
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Sugarloaf
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lucerne Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lucerne Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lucerne Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lucerne Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lucerne Valley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lucerne Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lucerne Valley ...

Looking for more information about Lucerne Valley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lucerne Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lucerne Valley.

Adding Lucerne Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lucerne Valley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lucerne Valley was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Lucerne Valley post office opened in 1912.

We also found Lucerne Valley on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lucerne Valley.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lucerne Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including San Bernardino, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucerne Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Lucerne Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lucerne Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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