Madison is a city in Morgan County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,636 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Morgan County and the site of the Morgan County Courthouse.
The Historic District of Madison is one of the largest in the State of Georgia. Many of the nearly 100 Antebellum homes have been carefully restored. For example, Bonar Hall is one of the first of the grand-style homes built in Madison during the town's cotton-boom heyday between 1840-60.
Holiday Travel magazine named Madison "The Prettiest Small Town in America."
Madison was voted the #1 Small Town in America by Travel Holiday magazine.
Budget Travel magazine voted Madison as one of the world's 16 most picturesque villages.
Madison is featured on Georgia's Antebellum Trail, and is designated as one of the State's Historic Heartlandcities.
The nearest State Park is Hard Labor Creek, located approximately 12 miles East from Madison. The park is known for its golf course, rustic camping and Hard Labor Creek Observatory which is part of the Georgia State University
Morgan County Courthouse (Madison, Georgia)(built 1905)
Location in Morgan County and the state of Georgia
Madison is located at (33.588038, -83.472368).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23 km2), of which, 8.9 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.45%) is water.
Madison is situated on a high ridge which traverses Morgan County from the northeast to the southwest at an elevation of 760 feet
The Morgan County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 210 full-time teachers and over 3,171 students.