LaCrosse is a town in Alachua County, Florida, United States, 15 miles (24 km) north of Gainesville, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 360, up from 143 at the 2000 census. The area around LaCrosse is devoted to agriculture, especially potatoes; the area is known as the "Potato District." Other products of the area include tobacco, vegetables, and cattle.
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
LaCrosse was an agricultural village by 1860, in an area mostly given over to cotton farming at the time. A post office was opened in LaCrosse in 1881, LaCrosse Missionary Baptist Church was established in 1884 and LaCrosse was incorporated as a town on 17 December 1897.
LaCrosse is located at (29.8442, -82.4040).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.5 km2), of which 4.4 square miles (11.3 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 1.61%, is water.