Madison County was formed in March, 1810 from Franklin County, and was named for James Madison, 4th President of the United States. From Madison County, sections were taken in 1818 to form Clark County and in 1820 to form Union County. Today, Madison County covers about 465 square miles. The county seat is London. Despite its proximity to Columbus, Madison County remains a rural county.
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Madison County Population
There is one city in Madison County – London, population 8,771 (2000)
The villages in Madison County are:
Madison County Business histories
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All genealogists in your area are invited to the following free workshop:
Ohio Chapter Palatines to America German Genealogy Free German Genealogy Workshop
Saturday, August 17, 2013, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Chillicothe-Ross County Library, 140 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio, Phone: 740-702-4145,
Featured Speaker:Ernest Thode
Session 1: Beginning Your German Research
Session 2: German Migration to America
Pre-registration is not necessary.
Everyone is welcome.
Richard E. Hartle
Ohio Chapter PalAm
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