Madison, New Jersey

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Madison is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 15,845.[1] It is known as "The Rose City" and was named in honor of President James Madison.[2][3]

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  1. Table 7. Population for the Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey: 1990, 2000 and 2010, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, February 2011. Accessed August 12, 2012.
  2. 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."
  3. Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed September 4, 2015.