Place:Madison, Virginia, United States

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NameMadison
Alt namesMadisonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.417°N 78.267°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1793 - )
See alsoCulpeper, Virginia, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Madison County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,308. Its county seat is Madison.

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History

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Madison County was established in December 1792, created from Orange County. The county is named for the Madison family that owned land along the Rapidan River. President James Madison is a descendant of that family.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1792 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1793 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1793 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1793 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1793 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 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
1800 8,322
1810 8,381
1820 8,490
1830 9,236
1840 8,107
1850 9,331
1860 8,854
1870 8,670
1880 10,562
1890 10,225
1900 10,216
1910 10,055
1920 9,595
1930 8,952
1940 8,465
1950 8,273
1960 8,187
1970 8,638
1980 10,232
1990 11,949

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