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Madison County is a county located in the state of Indiana. As of 2010, the
population was 131,636. Madison County was
created on July 1, 1823. The county seat is Anderson.
This county is named for United States President James
Madison County is included in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The county is named for James Madison who was the fourth President of the United States.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Madison County was formally organized July 1, 1823 It was named for James Madison, co-author of the Federalist Papers, and fourth President of the United States, from 1809 to 1817.
Madison County is divided into 14 Civil Townships as follows: Adams, Anderson, Boone, Duck Creek, Fall Creek, Green, Jackson, Lafayette, Monroe, Pipe Creek, Richland, Stoney Creek, Union and Van Buren.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 453 square miles (1,173 km2), of which 452 square miles (1,171 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2 km2) (0.17%) is water.
Madison county is located close to the center of Indiana. Hoosier Park is located in this county.
Bordering counties are as follows: