Madison, Wisconsin

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Madison, Wisconsin
City and State Capital
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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.
Madison, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Location in Wisconsin, United States & North America
Madison, Wisconsin is located in the US
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin (the US)
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
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dane
Municipality City
Incorporated 1848
Named for James Madison
Government
 • Mayor Paul Soglin (D)
Area
 • City 94.03 sq mi (243.54 km2)
 • Land 76.79 sq mi (198.89 km2)
 • Water 17.24 sq mi (44.65 km2)
Elevation 873 ft (226 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 233,209
 • Estimate (2016) 252,551
 • Rank US: 82nd
 • Density 3,037.0/sq mi (1,172.6/km2)
 • Urban 401,661 1 (US: 92nd)
 • Metro 641,385 (US: 85th)
 • Demonym Madisonian
Time zone Central (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Area code 608
FIPS code 55-48000
Website cityofmadison.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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