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

The community of Danielsville is the Seat for Madison County.

Madison County was founded in 1811. Madison was created by taking area from Clarke, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Madison had a population of 28,232 people. This is an increase of 9.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,730 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Madison represented 0.31% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 58th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201028,120+9.29%-0.4% since 2009
200928,232+9.72%+0.8% since 2008
200828,009+8.86%+0.82% since 2007
200025,730The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Madison County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Madison County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Comer   1,3591,05229.18% increase  
Colbert   5264887.79% increase  
Danielsville   4384574.16% decrease  
Ila   3223281.83% decrease  
Carlton   2382332.15% increase  

Websites for Madison County

Official Website:   www.madisonco.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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