Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Nickname(s): 
Madtown, Mad City, "The City of Four Lakes"
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
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Coordinates: 43°4′N 89°24′W / 43.067°N 89.400°W / 43.067; -89.400Coordinates: 43°4′N 89°24′W / 43.067°N 89.400°W / 43.067; -89.400
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDane
MunicipalityCity
Incorporated1848
Named forJames Madison
Government
 • MayorPaul Soglin (D)
Area
 • City94.03 sq mi (243.54 km2)
 • Land76.79 sq mi (198.89 km2)
 • Water17.24 sq mi (44.65 km2)
Elevation
873 ft (226 m)
Population
 • City233,209
 • Estimate 
(2016)
252,551
 • RankUS: 82nd
 • Density3,037.0/sq mi (1,172.6/km2)
 • Urban
401,661 1 (US: 92nd)
 • Metro
641,385 (US: 85th)
 • Demonym
Madisonian
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code608
FIPS code55-48000
Websitecityofmadison.com
1 Urban = 2010 Census

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, it has a population (people living in it) of 221,735, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin. It is the county seat of Dane County. Madison is also home to the University of Wisconsin.

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