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Welcome to Madison ...
The location of Madison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Madison refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Madisonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Madison has a population of 48,861 people<3> (see below for details).
Madison is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Madison lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Madison: (256) & (938)<5>
The ZIP codes for Madison: 35756-35758<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Madison had a population of 42,938 people (which is 12.82% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Madison the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Madison represents 0.9% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 42,938 people, the population of Madison increased 46.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 29,329 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Madison had an population of 48,861 people. This is an increase of 13.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Madison.
Communities near Madison ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Madison.
Communities Also Named Madison ...
While we believe that this Madison is located in Madison County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Madison. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Montgomery County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 41 communities that are also named Madison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Maine, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Madison.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Madison:
Websites for Madison ...
Official Website: www.ci.madison.al.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madison ...
Looking for more information about Madison? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Madison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Madison.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Madison: www.ci.madison.al.us/
The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019