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La Crosse
Rush County, Kansas

ZipCodes
67548

Motto
Barbed Wire Capital of the World



Page Contents for La Crosse, Kansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of La Crosse is approximately 1,342 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 720 (2000), 606 (2010).
The amount of land area in La Crosse is 2.629 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in La Crosse is 1.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from La Crosse to Washington DC is 1264 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 208 miles. (as the crow flies)
La Crosse is positioned 38.53 degrees north of the equator and 99.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
La Crosse elevation is 2,060 feet above sea level.
La Crosse per capita income is $ 20,532 (2009).
La Crosse median income is $ 37,876 (2009).
The La Crosse median home price is $ 65,027 (2009).

Location

in central Kansas about 122 miles from Wichita. Other nearby communities include Rush Center, Bison, Timken, Liebenthal, Schoenchen, Otis, Alexander and Mc Cracken.
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History & History Related Items

La Crosse was founded in 1876. Here is some historical information for La Crosse.
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Attractions

La Crosse is home to the Kansas Barbed Wire Collectors Association and the Kansas Barbed Wire Museum which led to its nickname

Kansas Barbed Wire Museum
120 W. First
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-9900

Rush County HIstorical Museum
200 W. First
P.O. Box 473
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2719

The Post Rock Museum
202 W. First
P.O. Box 473
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2719
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La Crosse City Government

City Of La Crosse
1119 Main St
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2511

La Crosse Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 716
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2639

La Crosse Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
P.O. Box 716
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2639

La Crosse Libraries

Barnard Library
521 Elm St
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2826

La Crosse Schools

La Crosse Public School District
616 Main St
P.O. Box 778
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2505


La Crosse High School
400 Washington St
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2528


La Crosse West Grade School
511 Elm St
La Crosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2622 La Crosse

Miscellany

The population of La Crosse was:
1990 - 1,427
2000 - 1,376
2009 - 1,209
2010 - 1,342

Median age:
2000 - 45 years

Population Density:
2000 - 1,342 persons per square mile

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 711
2000 - 720


Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 31,435
2009 - $ 37,876

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 17,264
2009 - $ 20,532

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 39,600
2009 - $ 65,027

La Crosse is located in the Central Time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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