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Welcome to Lucern ...

Lucern is located in Newton County<1>.

Lucern is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lucern lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lucern: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities near Lucern ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
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    • Philadelphia [Neshoba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lucern
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,003 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Forest [Scott County]
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    • Forest [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucern
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,483 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<5>
  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Lucern
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,123 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Union [Newton County]
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    • Union [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lucern
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Decatur [Newton County]
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      • Decatur [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Lucern
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,733 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
    • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Lucern
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Lake [Scott County]
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      • Lake [Scott County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucern
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<5>
    • Sebastopol [Scott County]
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      • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lucern
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebastopol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebastopol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebastopol<5>
    • Conehatta [Newton County]
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      • Conehatta [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucern
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conehatta

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 Lucern. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lucern.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lucern. 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 Lucern.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lucern. See our Newspapers Page for Lucern.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lucern ...

Looking for more information about Lucern? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lucern, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lucern.

Adding Lucern to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lucern was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lucern on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lucern on our Genealogy Page.

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Newton County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lucern - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lucern) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lucern. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LucernOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucern. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5209, Longitude: -89.2294    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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