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La Crosse
Alachua County, Florida







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Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of La Crosse is approximately 122 (1990), 360 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 55 (1990), 130 (2010).
The amount of land area in La Crosse is 3.466 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from La Crosse to Washington DC is 702 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 122 miles. (as the crow flies)
La Crosse is positioned 29.84 degrees north of the equator and 82.40 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

north of Gainesville in northern Florida.
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History & History Related Items

LaCrosse is known as the "Potato District" of Alachua County for its agriculture. It has been known for well over 100 years for its farms. Other crops grown in the area are vegetables and tobacco. Cattle are also raised here. LaCrosse has always been a small town out of the path of the railroad. How LaCrosse was named is not known, but some say it was for the game of LaCrosse and others say it was after the town of the same name in Wisconsin. Tourists enjoy driving through the area with its narrow country lanes and old quaint farmhouses.
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