Place:Madison, Idaho, United States

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NameMadison
Alt namesMadisonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.783°N 114.333°W
Located inIdaho, United States     (1913 - )
See alsoFremont, Idaho, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 Census the county had a population of 37,536. The county seat and largest city is Rexburg. Madison County is part of the Rexburg, ID, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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The area was originally settled by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). Before February 1913, the county was part of neighboring Fremont County. The newly established county was named for American president James Madison. BYU Idaho, formerly Ricks College (named after early local LDS settler Thomas Edwin Ricks) is located here. Madison County was declared a national disaster area after the Teton Dam flood of June 5, 1976.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1893 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1913 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 9,167
1930 8,316
1940 9,186
1950 9,156
1960 9,417
1970 13,452
1980 19,480
1990 23,674

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External links

www.co.madison.id.us/


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