Place:Madison, North Carolina, United States

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Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is part of the Asheville, North Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,764. Its county seat is Marshall.

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History

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The county was formed in 1851 from parts of Buncombe County and Yancey County. It was named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States (1809–1817).

Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1851 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1851 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1851 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1851 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 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
1860 5,908
1870 8,192
1880 12,810
1890 17,805
1900 20,644
1910 20,132
1920 20,083
1930 20,306
1940 22,522
1950 20,522
1960 17,217
1970 16,003
1980 16,827
1990 16,953

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External links

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