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County Courthouse

La Crosse County Courthouse
400 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone. 608.785.9577

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1851;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Registrar in Probate
has probate records from 1851 [1]


Historical Facts

La Crosse County, Wisconsin is on the border with Minnesota, and the larger town of La Crosse is just across from Winona, Minnesota.

The La Crosse Public Library has La Crosse county history and geography resources online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/laxhistory/mainpage.asp.[1]

Parent County

1851--La Crosse County was created 1 March 1851 from Crawford County.  County seat: La Crosse [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

The La Crosse Public Library has a La Crosse county cemetery index online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1875 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1875 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1895 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1895 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1905 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1905 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • La Crosse

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

The La Crosse Public Library has online versions of several historic La Crosse city directories at lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/. Directories available for 1866, 1870, 1876, 1880, 1885, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1905.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

The La Crosse Public Library has an obituary index online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/. Requests for photocopies of the obituaries can be ordered by mail from the library for a small fee.

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers
*Introduction to LDS Family History Centers 

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Lafayette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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