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Time Zone: Madison County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Virginia City is the Seat for Madison County.

Madison County is one of the original counties of Montana and was founded in 1864.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Madison had a population of 7,457 people. This is an increase of 8.85% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,851 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Madison represented 0.76% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 30th most populous county (out of 56 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
20107,691+12.26%+3.14% since 2009
20097,457+8.85%-0.11% since 2008
20087,465+8.96%+1.14% since 2007
20006,851The 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)
Ennis   1,04984024.88% increase  
Sheridan   7016596.37% increase  
Twin Bridges   4264006.5% increase  
Virginia City   14313010% increase  

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

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