Madison County, Virginia

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Madison County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 12,520. Its county seat is Madison[1].

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History

Madison County was established in December 1792, created from Culpeper County [1]. The county is named for the Madison family that owned land along the Rapidan River. President James Madison is a descendant of that family.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 322 square miles (833 km²), of which 321 square miles (832 km²) is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) (0.11%) is water.

A significant portion of western Madison County is within Shenandoah National Park, including Old Rag, one of its most popular tourist destinations, and Rapidan Camp, the presidential retreat built by Herbert Hoover.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

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