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1890 Communities Near West La Crosse ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find West La Crosse in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of West La Crosse.

Barre Mills   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East (E) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Barre Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownsville (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 447 people (with 495 people in 2017)
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Burns   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Burns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West La Crosse
 - Calvert had railroad service and no post office
 
Chaseburg   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 296 people in 2017)
 - Chaseburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dakota (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 308 people in 2017)
 - Dakota had a post office and railroad service
 
Dresbach (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 350 people
 - Dresbach had a post office and railroad service
 
Grand Crossing   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from West La Crosse
 - Grand Crossing had railroad service and no post office
 
Hokah (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 582 people (with 553 people in 2017)
 - Hokah had a post office and railroad service
 
Holmen   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 9,887 people in 2017)
 - Holmen had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Crescent (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 400 people (with 5,028 people in 2017)
 - La Crescent had a post office and railroad service
 
La Crosse   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 25,090 people (with 51,834 people in 2017)
 - La Crosse had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamoille (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West La Crosse
 - Lamoille had a post office and railroad service
 
Medary   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West La Crosse
 - Medary had railroad service and no post office
 
Midway   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mindoro   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Mindoro had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Amsterdam   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - New Amsterdam had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hartford (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West La Crosse
 - New Hartford had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - north la crosse had railroad service and no post office
 
Onalaska   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 1,587 people (with 18,712 people in 2017)
 - Onalaska had a post office and railroad service
 
Pickwick (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Pickwick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgeway (MN)   (Winona County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from West La Crosse
 - Ridgeway had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Junction (MN)   (Houston County (MN))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from West La Crosse
 - River Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint Joseph   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Saint Joseph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenstown   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Stevenstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stoddard   (Vernon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 114 people (with 822 people in 2017)
 - Stoddard had a post office and railroad service
 
Trempealeau   (Trempealeau County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 1,630 people in 2017)
 - Trempealeau had a post office and railroad service
 
West Salem   (La Crosse County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from West La Crosse
 - 1895 population of 542 people (with 5,026 people in 2017)
 - West Salem had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about West La Crosse, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in West La Crosse. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West La Crosse) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West La Crosse. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8455, Longitude: -91.2624     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West La Crosse have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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