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Madison County, IL
The county was named for President James Madison

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Madison County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Saint Louis metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 264,350. This was an increase of  2.09% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$41,541
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Madison County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Madison County was $27,947. This was an increase of 19.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 90% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Edwardsville

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Madison County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Madison County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Madison County include Alton National Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, Augusta Cemetery, Ballard Cemetery, Bartlett Cemetery, Belk Cemetery, Bethalto City Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Bohnenstiehl Cemetery, Buck Road Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Madison County include Alhambra, Alhambra, Alton, Alton, Bethalto, Chouteau, Collinsville, Collinsville, Cottage Hills, Dorsey ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Madison County include Lewis and Clark Community College, Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville ... View colleges

School districts in Madison County include Alton Countymm Unit Schools Dist 11, Bethalto C U Schools Dist 8, Collinsville C U Schools Dist 10, East Alton Schools District 13, East Alton-Wood River C H S D 14, Edwardsville C U Schools Dist 7, Granite City C U Schools Dist 9, Highland Countymm Unit Schools Dist 5, Livingston C C Schools Dist 4, Madison Countymm Unit Schools Dist 12 ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Environment
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Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Madison County include Alton Square Branch Library, Bethalto Public Library, Collinsville Memorial Public Library, East Alton Public Library, Edwardsville Public Library, Glen Carbon, Granite City Public Library, Granite City Public Library Branch, Hartford Public Library, Hayner Public Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Madison County include Alton Telegraph, Edwardsville Intelligencer ... View newspapers

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Politics

Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Madison County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Madison County include Beall Mansion, Best Value Atrium Inn, Best Value Inn Orleans Hotel, Best Western, Best Western Camelot Inn, Comfort Inn & Conference Center, Comfort Inn Alton, Comfort Inn Collinsville, Days Inn, Drury Inn Collinsville ... More hotels

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