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Welcome to LaCrosse ...

The town of LaCrosse is located in Whitman County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of LaCrosse, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1896.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, LaCrosse has a population of 319 people<2> (see below for details).

LaCrosse is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for LaCrosse: (509)

The ZIP code for LaCrosse: 99143<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, LaCrosse had an population of 319 people. This is an increase of 1.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, LaCrosse had a population of 313 people. This makes LaCrosse the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 313 people, the population of LaCrosse decreased 17.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 380 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for LaCrosse.

Communities Also Named LaCrosse ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named LaCrosse - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Missouri and North Carolina.

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

Communities near LaCrosse ...

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

  • Endicott
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Hooper
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Washtucna
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
  • Delaney
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaney have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaney
    • Delaney is located in Columbia County
  • Gould City
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gould City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould City
    • Gould City is located in Garfield County
  • Grange City ‑ Historic
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grange City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange City
    • Grange City is located in Columbia County
  • Mayview
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayview
    • Mayview is located in Garfield County
  • Saint John
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
  • Starbuck
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southwest)
  • Colfax
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for LaCrosse ...

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

Adding LaCrosse to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of LaCrosse 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 LaCrosse was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the LaCrosse post office opened in 1896.

For more details, see References and Mentions for LaCrosse.

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

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for LaCrosse.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around LaCrosse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as LaCrosse). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether LaCrosse 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>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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