Rich in history and community pride, La Crescent, the “Apple Capital of Minnesota” is home to over 5,000 residents. Beautiful bluffs and the mighty Mississippi River dominate the landscape, providing breathtaking views and a thriving wildlife population. The apple orchards and fall colors are not to be missed.
Centered around the La Crescent-Hokah School District, the families of La Crescent have access to wonderful educational and athletic facilities. An abundance of parks, a popular aquatic center and many community-based programs keep residents busy and active. Every September, citizens of La Crescent join together to celebrate Applefest with a parade, performances and family-friendly events.
Just a few short miles from the heart of La Crosse, Wisconsin, La Crescent offers a small-town feel with the conveniences of city life. A handful of thriving local businesses provide dining and shopping options. Community leaders and city personnel have dedicated themselves to making La Crescent a safe and welcoming place to live or visit.