Madison County, Florida

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Madison County
Madison County Courthouse
Madison County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Madison County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°27′N 83°28′W / 30.45°N 83.47°W / 30.45; -83.47
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedDecember 26, 1827
Named forJames Madison
SeatMadison
Largest cityMadison
Area
 • Total716 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Land696 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water220 sq mi (600 km2)  2..8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
18,408
 • Density28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
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.