Madison County, Florida

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Madison County, Florida
Madison County FLA crths01.jpg
Madison County Courthouse
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 26, 1827
Named forJames Madison
SeatMadison
Largest cityMadison
Area
 • Total716 sq mi (1,854 km2)
 • Land696 sq mi (1,803 km2)
 • Water220 sq mi (570 km2), 2..8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)18,408
 • Density28/sq mi (11/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.madisoncountyfl.com

Madison County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on December 26, 1827. As of 2000, 18,733 people lived there. Its county seat is Madison.