Madison, New Jersey

borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States

Madison is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 16,937.[1] It is known as "The Rose City" and was named in honor of President James Madison.[2][3]


  1. "QuickFacts: Madison borough, New Jersey". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 12, 2024.
  2. Caldwell, Dave. "Living in Madison, N.J.; A Town Right Out of Central Casting", The New York Times, June 15, 2008. Accessed August 12, 2012. "Madison, named after President James Madison, was nicknamed the Rose City because of a 19th-century rose-growing industry started by wealthy residents drawn to Madison by its location on the Morris & Essex train line."
  3. Hutchinson, Viola L. The Origin of New Jersey Place Names, New Jersey Public Library Commission, May 1945. Accessed September 4, 2015.