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 4, 1792

County Seat: 

Madison   1792 – present

 

County Courthouse – Madison  

 

Location:  1 South Main Street / Church Street

Built:  1828 – 1830

Style:  Colonial

Architect:  Malcom F Crawford

Contractor:  Malcolm F Crawford, Richard S Boulware and William B Phillips

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and wood structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The southeast front has an arcade on the first story with four arch and an arch at each end. The building rises to a pediment with octagonal white cupola with green colored dome above. The roof is hipped. On the north side is the Clerk’s Office with glass entrance between the building and a new addition extending northwest. Across Main Street is the red colored brick Courthouse Annex.

 

See:  The Caroline County courthouse is similar in design.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Madison County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Rappahannock County

E – Culpeper County and Orange County

S – Orange County and Greene County

W – Page County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Courthouse Annex

 

 

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Photos taken 2013