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Welcome to La Crosse ...

The city of La Crosse is located in La Crosse County and is the County Seat for La Crosse County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, La Crosse has a population of 51,834 people<1> (see below for details).

La Crosse was established in 1841.

The community of La Crosse is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

La Crosse lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Crosse had a population of 51,320 people (or 44.77% of the total population of La Crosse County). This makes La Crosse the county's most populous community.

The population of La Crosse represents 0.9% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 51,320 people, the population of La Crosse has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 51,818 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, La Crosse had an population of 51,834 people. This is an increase of 1% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near La Crosse ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from La Crosse and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Caledonia (MN)   [Map]   2,752   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Farmington   [Map]   2,152   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gale   [Map]   1,707   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   2,154   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   2,531   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Holland   [Map]   3,849   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around La Crosse. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around La Crosse. Our list includes 89 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for La Crosse:

Websites for La Crosse ...

Official Website:   www.cityoflacrosse.org/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.lacrossechamber.com/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About La Crosse County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for La Crosse County: www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: www.wisconsin.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Crosse.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Crosse - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from La Crosse. 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Crosse

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Crosse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8269, Longitude: -91.2340     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for La Crosse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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