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Madison

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State Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards
Madison is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River. Its estimated population was 12,247 as of 2016. Over 55,000 people live within 15 miles of downtown Madison. Madison is the largest city along the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. Madison is one of the core cities of the Louisville-Elizabethtown-Madison metroplex, an area with a population of approximately 1.5 million. In 2006, the majority of Madison's downtown area was designated the largest contiguous National Historic Landmark in the United States—133 blocks of the downtown area is known as the Madison Historic Landmark District.GeographyMadison is located at .According to the 2010 census, Madison has a total area of 8.842sqmi, of which 8.57sqmi is land and 0.272sqmi is water.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Madison has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.DemographicsAs of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $35,092, and the median income for a family was $46,241. Males had a median income of $32,800 versus $22,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,923. About 10.2% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.3% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
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State Park
Clifty Falls State Park
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Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
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Duration: 2 hours
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Lanier Mansion State Historic Site
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Lanthier Winery
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Duration: 2 hours

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Garden
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Hidden gems in Madison

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Winery / Vineyard
Thomas Family Winery
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
History Museum
History Center
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Specialty Museum
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4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Hiking Trail
Heritage Trail
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Madison

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Historic Site
Jeremiah Sullivan House
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Church
Trinity United Methodist Church
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
Historic Site
Francis Costigan House
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Schofield House
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Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Madison

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Antique Store
Antique Mall
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Galena Garlic Company
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Museums in Madison

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Specialty Museum
Jefferson County Historical Society
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes

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