La Crosse La Crosse County, Wisconsin

La Crosse: City in and county seat of La Crosse County, Wisconsin

La Crosse locator map
Location of La Crosse on Wisconsin map.


La Crosse is a city located in the county of La Crosse in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 51,320. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 51,163 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1841.

La Crosse  Wisconsin Skyline image
La Crosse Wisconsin Skyline
La Crosse  Wisconsin Skyline image


La Crosse is located at 43°48'5"N 91°14'22"W (43.8013600, -91.2395800).

La Crosse map


La Crosse forecast: A chance of rain showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy. High near 55, with temperatures falling to around 49 in the afternoon. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

La Crosse Quick Facts

Population : 51,163 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : La Crosse County
Postal code : 54603, 54601, 54602
Phone Area Codes : 608
Area : 58380000 km2
Altitude : 669 feet / 204 meters
Capital city : La Crosse is capital of La Crosse County
Establishment : January 01, 1842 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 20:08:30 (21st October 2021)
Population growth : -0.31% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

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According to census records, the population of La Crosse decreased by 0.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,320 - census
2011 51,225 -0.19% estimation process
2012 51,962 1.42% estimation process
2013 51,885 -0.15% estimation process
2014 52,145 0.5% estimation process
2015 52,023 -0.23% estimation process
2016 51,830 -0.37% estimation process
2017 51,718 -0.22% estimation process
2018 51,491 -0.44% estimation process
2019 51,227 -0.52% estimation process
2020 51,163 -0.13% estimation process

La Crosse zip code is 54601. County name: La Crosse, County fips: 55063

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Local Places in La Crosse

1 City of La Crosse - City Hall
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Address: 400 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601 ➦ Show Map

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City of La Crosse - City Hall

People born in La Crosse (105)

People born in La Crosse, including musician Freddie Slack, film director Nicholas Ray, film director Joseph Losey, you can see a list of people who born in La Crosse.

  • Ed Gein (American murderer and human trophy collector) he was born in 27/08/1906
  • Patrick Lucey (American politician (1918-2014)) he was born in 21/03/1918
  • Danielle Trussoni (Memoirist, novelist) she was born in 09/11/1973
  • Ron Kind (US American politician from Wisconsin) he was born in 16/03/1963
  • E. E. Knight (American novelist) he was born in 07/03/1965
  • Gardner R. Withrow (United States politician (1892-1964)) he was born in 05/10/1892
  • Fletcher Allen (American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer) he was born in 25/07/1905
  • Mike O'Callaghan (United States politician, Democrat, Governor of Nevada 1971–1979) he was born in 10/09/1929
  • Tim Gullikson (US tennis player) he was born in 08/09/1951
  • Clark Wallace Thompson (American politician (1896-1981)) he was born in 06/08/1896
  • Daniel Starch (American academic) he was born in 01/01/1883
  • John Toland (American writer) he was born in 29/06/1912
  • Ford Sterling (American comedian) he was born in 03/11/1883
  • Barbara Flynn Currie (American politician) she was born in 03/05/1940
  • Glen Selbo (American basketball player) he was born in 29/03/1926
  • Louis T. Benezet (American educator, education administrator and multiple U.S. university president) he was born in 29/06/1915
  • Eddie Murphy (American speed skater) he was born in 01/02/1905
  • Tom Gullikson (US tennis player) he was born in 08/09/1951

Schools in La Crosse

College & universities near La Crosse, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240107 Viterbo University La Crosse (WI) 54601-8804
240170 Western Technical College La Crosse (WI) 54601
240329 University of Wisconsin-La Crosse La Crosse (WI) 54601-9959
458168 The Salon Professional Academy-Onalaska Onalaska (WI) 54650
175263 Minnesota State College Southeast Winona (MN) 55987

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near La Crosse, WI

Code Name Address Type
LSE La Crosse St. Andrew and Caledonia Streets RAIL
WIN Winona station 65 East Mark Street RAIL
TOH Tomah North Superior Ave. and Washington St. RAIL
EUC Eau Claire, WI 642 University Drive BUS
WDL Wisconsin Dells Superior and La Crosse Sts. RAIL

Post offices near La Crosse

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Cr Post Office La Crosse (WI) 54601
La Crosse 2 Post Office La Crosse (WI) 54601
La Crescen Post Office La Crescent (MN) 55947
Hokah Post Office Hokah (MN) 55941
Onalaska Post Office Onalaska (WI) 54650

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in La Crosse County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in La Crosse County , WI.

City Name Population Title
North La Crosse 50,470 City in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Holmen 10,368 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Onalaska 5,766 Fourth-class city in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
West Salem 5,013 City in Wayne County, Ohio, United States of America
Shelby 4,925 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Saint Joseph 4,192 Census-designated place in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Brice Prairie 1,887 Census designated place
Medary 1,533 Human settlement in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rockland 984 Village in eastern La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Maple Grove 958 Civil town in Barron County, Wisconsin
Burns 953 Civil town in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Bangor 644 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
French Island 119 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

La Crosse distances to largest Wisconsin cities