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Welcome to Madison ...

The Town of Madison is located in New Haven County<1>.

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

When the people of Madison refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Madisonian<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Madison has a population of 18,030 people<4> (see below for details).

Madison is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Madison lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Madison: (203) and (475)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madison had an population of 18,030 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Madison had a population of 18,269 people. This makes Madison the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Madison represents 0.51% of the population of Connecticut (which has 3,574,097 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,269 people, the population of Madison increased 2.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,858 people).

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

Communities Also Named Madison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Madison - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Madison ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Madison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<8>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Madison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Hamden [New Haven County]
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    • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Madison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
  • Meriden [New Haven County]
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    • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Madison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
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      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<8>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Haven
      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<8>
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Wallingford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallingford
      • Wallingford [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Madison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,326 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallingford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallingford

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 Madison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Madison.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Madison. 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 Madison.

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

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New Haven, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Madison refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Madison may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Madison.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<7>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 from Point A (ie- Madison) 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 Madison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Madison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3379, Longitude: -72.6295       In this case, the coordinates for Madison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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