Place:Madison, Missouri, United States

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Madison County is a county located in the Lead Belt region in Southeast Missouri in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,226. Its county seat and largest city is Fredericktown. The county was officially organized on December 14, 1818, and was named after President James Madison.

Mining has been a key industry in this area with Madison County recorded as having the oldest lead mine west of the Mississippi River.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1818 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1821 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1821 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1883 Birth 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
1820 2,047
1830 2,371
1840 3,395
1850 6,003
1860 5,664
1870 5,849
1880 8,876
1890 9,268
1900 9,975
1910 11,273
1920 10,721
1930 9,418
1940 9,656
1950 10,380
1960 9,366
1970 8,641
1980 10,725
1990 11,127

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