Madison County, Kentucky
Madison County Courthouse in Richmond
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 15, 1785|
|Named for||James Madison|
|• Total||443 sq mi (1,150 km2)|
|• Land||437 sq mi (1,130 km2)|
|• Water||6.0 sq mi (16 km2) 1.3%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||209/sq mi (81/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Madison County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,916. Its county seat is Richmond. The county is named for Virginia statesman James Madison, who later became the fourth President of the United States.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. pp. 36.
- Collins, Lewis (1882). Collins' Historical Sketches of Kentucky: History of Kentucky, Volume 2. Collins & Company. p. 26.
- "Madison County". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. 2000. Retrieved August 23, 2014.