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Welcome to La Crosse ...

The town of La Crosse is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

The location of La Crosse has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, La Crosse has a population of 578 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of La Crosse.

La Crosse is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: La Crosse lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for La Crosse: (434)

Websites for La Crosse ...

Official Website: www.lacrosseva.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, La Crosse had an population of 578 people. This is a decrease of 4.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Crosse had a population of 604 people. This makes La Crosse the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 604 people, the population of La Crosse decreased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 618 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Crosse.

Communities Also Named La Crosse ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named La Crosse - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for La Crosse.

Communities near La Crosse ...

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

  • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County]
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    • Kenbridge [Lunenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of La Crosse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenbridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenbridge<6>
  • Norlina [Warren County]
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    • Norlina [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of La Crosse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norlina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norlina<6>
  • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County]
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    • Lawrenceville [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of La Crosse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,003 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<6>
  • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of La Crosse
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alberta [Brunswick County]
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      • Alberta [Brunswick County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of La Crosse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alberta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberta
    • Macon [Warren County]
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      • Macon [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of La Crosse
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<6>
    • Opie [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opie
      • Opie [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of La Crosse
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    • Bracey [Mecklenburg County]
    • Union Level [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Level
      • Union Level [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of La Crosse
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    • Dunns Corner [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunns Corner
      • Dunns Corner [Mecklenburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of La Crosse
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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 La Crosse. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for La Crosse.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Crosse ...

Looking for more information about La Crosse? 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 La Crosse, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for La Crosse.

Adding La Crosse to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of La Crosse 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 La Crosse was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for La Crosse

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

The official website for La Crosse: www.lacrosseva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Mecklenburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Crosse.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Crosse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- La Crosse) 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 La Crosse. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La CrosseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Crosse. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7015, Longitude: -78.0942       In this case, the coordinates for La Crosse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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