City of Huntsville aka Rocket City is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.
City of Madison is rich in history and character. Once called Madison Station, where the trains stopped to pick up the cotton crop, the City is now a cosmopolitan economic center for western Madison County - the focal point of North Alabama's technology boom.
Madison County is Alabama's third most populated county with a per capita income second only to Shelby County, Alabama. Madison County is located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. Our neighbor to the north is Tennessee. We are approximately a 100 miles directly south of Nashville. To the west and east, we are equal distance from Mississippi and Georgia. The county includes 806 square miles ranging from the southern most ridges of the Appalachians to the Tennessee River. If you are unfamiliar with our County, a simple map is included to help you orient yourself. Demographics about the county are also available, along with a brief county history.