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P. O. BOX 142
LA CRESCENT, MN  55947 (507) 895-2595
FAX - (507) 895-8694

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The City of La Crescent is part of the Greater La Crosse area and part of the upper Mississippi waterway.  Situated just 5 minutes from downtown La Crosse, La Crescent Aerial View looking across the river towards La Crosse, WIWI, La Crescent offers an easy commute to La Crosse while promising lower property taxes than La Crosse and opportunities for business and industry that are equal to or better than those offered in the immediate
La Crosse Market. 

Give La Crescent a look, we think you will find us a better alternative than La Crosse, Onalaska or Holmen when relocating to the La Crosse Area.

Rich in history and community pride,
La Crescent, the "Apple Capital of Minnesota" is home to 5,114 residents.

If you are thinking of relocating to the
La Crosse area don't pass up the opportunities that La Crescent has to offer.

Part of the Greater La Crosse Area,
La Crescent is just 5 minutes from downtown La Crosse, WI.  With lower property taxes and great industrial incentives, La Crescent offers a multitude of reasons to look across the river from La Crosse when relocating your home or business to the area.

*La Crescent is a safe community.  Property crime stands at 1.6% as compared to the state average of 3.08%

*45% of the household incomes exceed the state average

*the average value of homes is 15% below the state average.

*65% travel less than 25 minutes to work.

  • 2 miles to I90
  • 6.5 miles to the La Crosse Municipal Airport
  • Less than 2 miles to the west channel boat ramp on the Mississippi
  • 5 minutes to downtown La Crosse, WI
  • 2.5 miles to the Dresbach boat ramp
  • Over 80 miles of Snowmobile trails

Things to not to be missed are:

  • Apple Blossom drive almost anytime of the year but especially in May; 17 quiet miles of apple orchard lined highway, overlooking the Mississippi River basin
  • Applefest annually in late September
  • Apple stands in the fall
  • Numerous events throughout the year (click here)

La Crescent New Resident Information
Welcome to La Crescent - New Resident Booklet


Site Map

At the City of La Crescent we will always be striving to provide up-to-date information on city services, keep you informed of the latest action of the City Council, city news and other areas of interest.

Pool Hours Extended

The La Crescent pool is extending the pool hours thru Sunday.  The hours will be Saturday and Sunday (8/23 & 8/24) from 1-5pm .

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014 ......details

City of La Crescent Job Openings

The City of La Crescent is currently accepting applications for the position of Lead Worker at the City owned Pine Creek Golf Course.   Applications will be accepted until positions have been filled.  A job description and application materials are available by contacting La Crescent City Hall, (507) 895-2595, or from the City’s website:  ......view complete details of position   Application

Link to download Adobe ReaderThe Job Applications are available below in PDF form.  You must have Adobe Reader to open them.  If you do not have Adobe reader it can be downloaded for free at 
Regular City Application 
Recreation Department Application

Police Department Job Application

Please send all signed applications and other relevant paperwork, unless otherwise specified to:
City of La Crescent,
P. O. Box 142,
La Crescent, Minnesota 55947,

The City of La Crescent is an equal opportunity employer.

City Council Agendas

City Council Agenda Request Form The City of La Crescent City Council has adopted the following City Council Agenda request form.  All Agenda Request Forms must be submitted to the City Administrator no later than Noon on the Wednesday preceding the City Council Meeting. The City shall have the discretion to determine if the request will be heard at a City Council Meeting......Request  Form


City Council Minutes


Planning Commission Agendas


Planning Commission Minutes

08-05-14  PC recommendation to City Council on 08-05-14

Minutes and agendas for older Planning Commisson meetings are available on the Planning Commision Page

Employment Applications

City of La Crescent Job Openings Applications may be down loaded or by contacting the
City of La Crescent at 507-895-4414.  The City of La Crescent is an equal opportunity employer.

City of La Crescent Job Application Forms

Regular City Application
Recreation Department Application
Police Department Job Application 

Emerald Ash Borer Information -

Please Use this link Emerald Ash Boar Found in the City--Press Release
Residents, please go this website before having your Ash Trees treated: treecareregistry/hiringtreecareco.aspx

Ordinances of special note



*Statistics from Trulia real estate search

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