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La Crosse is a city in La Crosse County.
It is the county seat.
So named because French explorers saw Indian playing lacrosse here.
The latitude of La Crosse is 43.801N. The longitude is -91.239W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 51,001.
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34% of La Crosse residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Crosse ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Crosse was $17,650, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of La Crosse residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in La Crosse include 10th and Cass Streets Neighborhood Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in La Crosse, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $386. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $866.
Libraries in La Crosse include Campbell Branch, La Crosse Public Library, North Branch, South Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in La Crosse include La Crosse Tribune
TV stations in La Crosse include WHLA, WKBT, WLAX, WXOW.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WHLA., WLSU.
La Crosse County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Crosse political report.
The average commute time for La Crosse workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in La Crosse between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
La Crosse, WIPros: All the festivals: Oktoberfest (a big one!), Irishfest, Riverfest, Weinerfest...
Cons: Winters are SO COLD!!
This is a good place to Go to college, raise kids, go boating on the Mississippi.See all 2 reviews for La Crosse
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