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

The community of Richmond is the Seat for Madison County.

Madison County was founded in 1785 and was created by taking area from LincolnCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Madison had a population of 83,258 people. This is an increase of 17.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 70,872 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Madison represented 1.75% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 120 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
201082,916+16.99%-0.41% since 2009
200983,258+17.48%+1.19% since 2008
200882,277+16.09%+1.23% since 2007
200070,872The Last Census

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


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<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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