Madison is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 15,845. It is known as "The Rose City" and was named in honor of President James Madison.
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- Table 7. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010 Archived 2017-08-07 at the Wayback Machine, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, February 2011. Accessed August 12, 2012.
- Caldwell, Dave. "Living in Madison, N.J.; A Town Right Out of Central Casting", The New York Times, June 15, 2008. Accessed August 12, 2012. "Madison, named after President James Madison, was nicknamed the Rose City because of a 19th-century rose-growing industry started by wealthy residents drawn to Madison by its location on the Morris & Essex train line."
- Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed September 4, 2015.