La Crosse La Crosse County, Wisconsin

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

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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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 51,227 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1841.


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

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

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La Crosse Quick Facts

Population : 51,227 (2019)
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 : 22:54:25 (24th July 2021)
Population growth : -0.18% (2010-2019)

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According to census records, the population of La Crosse decreased by 0.18% in 9 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

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

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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.


College & universities near La Crosse

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

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

Other places with the same name (4)

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 10,034 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Onalaska 5,766 Fourth-class city in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
West Salem 5,015 City in Wayne County, Ohio, United States of America
Shelby 4,918 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Saint Joseph 4,139 Census-designated place in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Brice Prairie 1,887 Census designated place
Medary 1,506 Human settlement in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rockland 982 Village in eastern La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Maple Grove 960 Civil town in Barron County, Wisconsin
Burns 955 Civil town in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Bangor 642 Village in La Crosse County, Wisconsin
French Island 119 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

La Crosse distances to largest Wisconsin cities

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