Madison County, Montana

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Madison County, Montana
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Madison County Courthouse in Virginia City
Location within Montana
Location within Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Founded1865
Named forJames Madison[1]
SeatVirginia City
Largest townEnnis
Area
 • Total3,603 sq mi (9,332 km2)
 • Land3,587 sq mi (9,290 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (39 km2), 0.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)8,175
 • Density2.1/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.madison.mt.gov

Madison County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 7,691 people.[2] Its county seat is Virginia City.[3] It was created in 1865.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  4. "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved December 1, 2014.