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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>

Adding Lucern to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Lucern elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near Lucern ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
  • Forest [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Lucern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<5>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Lucern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Newton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Lucern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
    • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
    • Hickory [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Lucern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 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 [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Lucern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<5>
    • Sebastopol [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sebastopol
      • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lucern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conehatta
      • 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lucern) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lucern

Our 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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