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

The community of Fredericktown is the Seat for Madison County.

Madison County was founded in 1818. Madison was created by taking area from Cape Girardeau and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Madison had a population of 12,341 people. This is an increase of 4.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,800 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Madison represented 0.21% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 81st most populous county (out of 115 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
201012,226+3.61%-0.93% since 2009
200912,341+4.58%-0.48% since 2008
200812,400+5.08%+0.78% since 2007
200011,800The 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)
Fredericktown   4,1563,9285.8% increase  
Junction City   3373195.64% increase  
Marquand   2672516.37% increase  
Cobalt   1961893.7% increase  

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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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