Place:Madison, Arkansas, United States

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Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2010, the population was 15,717. The county seat is Huntsville. The county was formed on September 30, 1836, and named for James Madison, President of the United States.

Madison County is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1896 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1901 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,775
1850 4,823
1860 7,740
1870 8,231
1880 11,455
1890 17,402
1900 19,864
1910 16,056
1920 14,918
1930 13,334
1940 14,531
1950 11,734
1960 9,068
1970 9,453
1980 11,373
1990 11,618

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