La Crosse County

La Crosse County
Town of La Crosse, La Crosse County; Photographer: Annette Yoshizumi
County Seat: La Crosse

333 Vine St.

City: La Crosse
Zip: 54601
Phone: 608-785-9573
Land Area: 481 sq. miles
Elevation: 669 ft. at La Crosse; 1,210 ft. at Granddad Bluff
Number of Lakes: 4
Area in Lakes: 8,500 acres (13.28 sq. miles)
Rivers: Black, La Crosse, Mississippi
Major Watershed: Mississippi River
Geographical Province: Western Upland

Mostly oak savanna. Along the Mississippi: Willows, soft maple and ash. Northwest, Northeast and Southwest: Some white, black and red oak. Northeast and Southeast corners: Sugar maple, basswood and elm.


1930: 54,455
1970: 80,468
1980: 91,056
1990: 97,904
2000: 107,120
2010: 114,638
2020: 120,784

WCA District: Western

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