Madison County, Florida

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Madison County, Florida
Madison County FLA crths01.jpg
Madison County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Madison County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded December 26, 1827
Named for James Madison
Seat Madison
Largest city Madison
 • Total 716 sq mi (1,854 km2)
 • Land 696 sq mi (1,803 km2)
 • Water 220 sq mi (570 km2), 2..8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 18,408
 • Density 28/sq mi (11/km2)
Congressional district 5th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4

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.