La Crosse County

La Crosse County, Wisconsin

400 N 4th St Rm 1210
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: (608) 785-9581
Fax: (608) 785-9741

On southwestern border of WI, northwest of Madison; organized Mar 1, 1851 from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For the village of the same name,from the French name for an Indian game baggataway, from a resemblance they saw to their tennis game, played with a racquet that resembled a bishop's crozier or cross.

Area (sq mi):: 479.92 (land 452.74; water 27.18) Population per square mile: 240.70
Population 2005: 108,958 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 9.40% Population 2000: 107,120 (White 93.70%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 3.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 33.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,800; median household $39,472; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,015-$28,284
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • La Crosse County seat (50,695)
  • Onalaska (15,622)

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    Hardie joined the Tribune fresh out of college in 1983 and later worked for Minnesota's Winona Daily News and the late La Crosse County Countryman in West Salem before returning to the Tribune in 1990.
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