La Crosse is a town in Alachua County, Florida. The town of La Crosse is a small rural community that is most noted for being devoted to agriculture, especially potatoes. There is such an emphasis on potato production in La Crosse that it has become colloquially known as the Potato district. Apart from Potatoes, LaCrosse is home to many small businesses and historic centers. Though many of the residents in LaCrosse travel to nearby Gainesville which offers them plenty of shopping, dining and recreational activities.