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The population of Madison is approximately 7,471 (1990), 24149 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,700 (1990), 8679 (2010).

The amount of land area in Madison is 28.263 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.292 sq kilometers.
The distance from Madison to Washington DC is 883 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
Madison is positioned 32.45 degrees north of the equator and 90.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Madison location: ten miles north of Jackson.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Madison is moderate. The summers are long and humid with short, mild winters.
Madison average temperature is 65.3 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Madison history:

Here is a history page for Madison.

Madison was named for James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. It was in 1856 that the railroad opened its Madison Station, the beginnings of present-day Madison. Nearby Madisonville could not compete with the station and the ever-growing town there and eventually that community closed down. Madison was greatly affected by the Civil War. It was mostly burned during the July, 1861 siege of Jackson. Major General S.D. Lee had his military command in the Madison Station in February 1864
The founding of Madison: 1856
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Madison attractions:

The Scarecrow Festival is held every year in October.

The Freedom Fest is held each October and remains a spectacular, patriotic event for the entire area including food, games, entertainment and fireworks!

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