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Madison, Florida

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Welcome to Madison ...

The city of Madison is located in Madison County<1> and is the County Seat for Madison County.

When the people of Madison refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Madisonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Madison has a population of 2,779 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Madison is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Madison lies within the (850) area code.

The ZIP codes for Madison: 32340-32341<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madison had an population of 2,779 people. This is a decrease of 2.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Madison had a population of 2,843 people (which is 14.79% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Madison the county's most populous community.

The population of Madison represents 0.02% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,843 people, the population of Madison decreased 7.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,061 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 41 communities that are also named Madison - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Connecticut, 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.

Communities near Madison ...

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

  • Greenville [Madison County]
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    • Greenville [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Madison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] - Historic
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    • McIntyre Spring [Brooks County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Madison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntyre Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Lee [Madison County]
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    • Lee [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Madison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee<7>
  • Cherry Lake [Madison County]
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    • Cherry Lake [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Madison
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamburg [Madison County]
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      • Hamburg [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Madison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pinetta [Madison County]
    • Leland [Madison County]
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      • Leland [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Madison
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    • Clyattville [Lowndes County]
    • Empress [Brooks County]
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      • Empress [Brooks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Madison
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    • Dowling Park [Suwannee County]
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      • Dowling Park [Suwannee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Madison
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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. Our list includes 11 papers. 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.

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.

Adding Madison to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Madison in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Madison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Madison on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Madison on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Madison

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 city'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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Madison.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Madison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Madison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Madison includes: 32340 & 32341.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Madison) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MadisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4694, Longitude: -83.4140    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






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