La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
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.
The La Crosse Public Library has a La Crosse county cemetery index online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. 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.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- La Crosse
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.
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.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).