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La Crosse

Alachua County

Year Founded: 1957


People who came from La Crosse, Wisconsin settled the town some time prior to 1885. That town, in its turn, derived its name from the Indian ball game, to which the French had given the name la crosse and which was regularly played at that spot.

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