Madison County, Mississippi
county in Mississippi, United States
Madison County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 95,203 people lived there. Its county seat is Canton. The county is named for James Madison, 4th President of the United States (1809–1817).
Madison County Courthouse in Canton
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 29, 1828|
|Named for||James Madison|
|• Total||742 sq mi (1,920 km2)|
|• Land||715 sq mi (1,850 km2)|
|• Water||27 sq mi (70 km2) 3.7%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||133/sq mi (51/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|Congressional districts||2nd, 3rd|
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 4, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.