The seat of Madison County is Winterset. The population of Madison county is 15,448 people. There is seven cities in Madison county. They are Winterset, Earlham, St. Charles, Truro, Macksburg, East Peru, And Patterson
There is a lot of cool things about Madison county. But the coolest thing is that John Wayne is from Madison County.
There is Some cool attraction in Madison County. Like the Winterset city park, Pammel state park, and Winterset parks &recreation. But the greatest is the John Wayne birthplace Museum.
Madison County is 1 hour and 33 minutes from Albia (80.3 miles)
Madison County was formed on January 13, 1846. It has been self-governed since 1849. It was named after James Madison , the fourth President of the United States. Hiram Hurst, a suspected murderer, arsonist and hog thief was the first white settler in Madison County, having come from Missouri about April 15, 1846
This is the first Stone court house. It was built in 1865.