Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
A view of the skyline of the Madison Isthmus and Lake Mendota from Picnic Point
A view of the skyline of the Madison Isthmus and Lake Mendota from Picnic Point
Flag of Madison, Wisconsin
Flag
Nickname(s): 
Madtown, Mad City, "The City of Four Lakes"
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Madison, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin, United States & North America
Madison, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin (the United States)
Madison, Wisconsin is located in North America
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin (North America)
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
Founded1836
Chartered1846
Incorporated1856
Named forJames Madison
Government
 • MayorSatya Rhodes-Conway (D)
 • BodyMadison Common Council
Area
 • City101.30 sq mi (262.36 km2)
 • Land79.34 sq mi (205.49 km2)
 • Water21.96 sq mi (56.88 km2)
Elevation
873 ft (226 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City233,209
 • Estimate 
(2018)
258,054
 • RankUS: 81st
 • Density3,252.55/sq mi (1,255.82/km2)
 • Urban
401,661 1 (US: 93rd)
 • Metro
654,230 (US: 86th)
 • CSA
880,520 (US: 61st)
 • Demonym
Madisonian
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Zip Codes
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 had 221,735 people living in it, 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Feb 15, 2020.
  2. "ZIP Code Lookup". USPS. Archived from the original on January 1, 2008. Retrieved October 3, 2014.

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