Place:Madison, Ohio, United States

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Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 43,435, which is an increase of 8.0% from 40,213 in 2000. Its county seat is London. Madison County is named for James Madison, President of the United States and was established on March 1, 1810. The county is part of the Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In 2008, Madison County, which spans Interstates 70 and 71 as they converge on Columbus, was cited by the Ohio State Highway Patrol as leading the state for the most number of speeding tickets in excess of 20-mph over the posted limit. Despite a population of around 42,000 in 2006, over 7,700 such tickets were issued in three years. Approximately 3 of Madison County's 18 fatal crashes in 2006 and 2007 occurred on interstates. Madison County is also home to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, and several prison facilities.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1810 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 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
1810 1,603
1820 4,799
1830 6,190
1840 9,025
1850 10,015
1860 13,015
1870 15,633
1880 20,129
1890 20,057
1900 20,590
1910 19,902
1920 19,662
1930 20,253
1940 21,811
1950 22,300
1960 26,454
1970 28,318
1980 33,004
1990 37,068

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External links

www.co.madison.oh.us/


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