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Welcome to Madrid ...

The town of Madrid is located in Houston County<1>.

The location of Madrid has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Madrid has a population of 290 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Madrid.

Madrid is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Madrid lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Madrid (for example, toward Springfield (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Madrid: (334)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madrid had an population of 290 people. This is a decrease of 17.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Madrid had a population of 350 people. This makes Madrid the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 350 people, the population of Madrid increased 15.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 303 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Madrid.

Communities Also Named Madrid ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Madrid - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Madrid.

Communities near Madrid ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Madrid.

  • Dothan [Houston County]
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    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Madrid
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<6>
  • Chipley [Washington County]
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    • Chipley [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Madrid
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chipley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chipley<6>
  • Hartford [Geneva County]
  • Taylor [Houston County]
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    • Taylor [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Madrid
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kinsey [Houston County]
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      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Ashford [Houston County]
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      • Ashford [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford<6>
    • Graceville [Jackson County]
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      • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<6>
    • Malone [Jackson County]
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      • Malone [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,092 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malone<6>
    • Cowarts [Houston County]
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      • Cowarts [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts<6>
    • Slocomb [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
      • Slocomb [Geneva County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Madrid
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Madrid. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Madrid.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Madrid. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Madrid.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Madrid. See our Newspapers Page for Madrid.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madrid ...

Looking for more information about Madrid? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Madrid, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Madrid.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Madrid. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Houston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Madrid.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madrid - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Madrid) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Madrid. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Madrid

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madrid. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0354, Longitude: -85.3987       In this case, the coordinates for Madrid have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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