Fast facts about Madison County:
Created in 1851, the county is named for US President James Madison, also regarded as the “Father of the US Constitution.”
The county seat is Marshall, named in honor of Chief Supreme Court Justice John Marshall. Other communities include Faust, Hot Springs, Luck, Mars Hill, Trust, Walnut, and Whiterock.
Madison County’s land area is 449.42 square miles; the population in the 2010 census was 20,764.
Madison County is bordered by BUNCOMBE, HAYWOOD, and YANCEY (Region Nine) counties.
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