Madison County

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Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.


Created:  December 5, 1811

County Seat: 

Danielsville  1811 – present


Old County Courthouse – Danielsville 


Location:  General Daniels Avenue / Madison Street

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  James Wingfield Golucke & Company of Atlanta

Contractor:  Fred Wagner


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The east front has a high central tower with arched entrance on the first story and open belfry and steep roof at the top. On the southeast and northeast corners are square brick towers with steep roofs. The building is located in the center of the courthouse circle.


County Courthouse – Danielsville 




Location:  Johnson Drive / Moseley Drive

Built:  1996 – 1997

Style:  Modern

Architect:  G Hubert Jones & Associates

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a one story light yellow colored stucco and concrete structure. The southwest front has a wide porch with recessed entrance. Above the porch is a square tower with sloped green colored roof. The roof of the main building is sloped. The building is the former Danielsville Elementary School and is now the Madison County Government Complex.



N – Banks County and Franklin County

E – Hart County and Elbert County

S – Oglethorpe County and Clarke County

W – Jackson County


























Photos taken 2013