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Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 43°4′N 89°24′W / 43.067°N 89.400°W / 43.067; -89.400Coordinates: 43°4′N 89°24′W / 43.067°N 89.400°W / 43.067; -89.400
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountyDane
MunicipalityCity
Founded1836
Chartered1846
Incorporated1856
Named forJames Madison
Government
 • MayorSatya Rhodes-Conway (D)
 • BodyMadison Common Council
Area
 • City101.30 sq mi (262.36 km2)
 • Land79.34 sq mi (205.49 km2)
 • Water21.96 sq mi (56.88 km2)
Elevation
873 ft (226 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City233,209
 • Estimate 
(2018)
258,054
 • RankUS: 81st
 • Density3,252.55/sq mi (1,255.82/km2)
 • Urban
401,661 1 (US: 93rd)
 • Metro
654,230 (US: 86th)
 • CSA
880,520 (US: 61st)
 • Demonym
Madisonian
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Zip Codes
FIPS code55-48000
Websitecityofmadison.com
1 Urban = 2010 Census

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, it had 221,735 people living in it, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin. It is the county seat of Dane County. Madison is also home to the University of Wisconsin.

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