Madison County, Florida
Madison County Courthouse in Madison
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Madison County is located in northern Florida, against the Georgia border. Officially formed on December 26, 1827, Madison County now contains 692 square miles of land area and 24 square miles of water surface. Madison County is one of 5 counties in Florida that are "dry", ie: sales and public consumption of alcoholic beverages is banned by law. Madison County was named for the fourth President of the United States: James Madison. The county seat is Madison.
Singer and pianist Ray Charles was born and raised in Greenville, a small town in Madison County.
The historic Wardlaw-Smith House in Madison
Private Sector, wages or salary: 70%
Government Sector: 22%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Population Density: 27 People per Square Mile
Median Resident Age: 36.3 Years
Cost of Living Index for Madison County: 81.2
Median Household Income: $30,580
Median Home Value: $114,400
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