Madison (Wisconsin)

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Coordinates 43°04′29″N 89°23′03″W
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Dane
Municipality City
Founded 1836
Chartered 1846
Incorporated 1856
Named for James Madison
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central)
Zip Codes ZIP Codes 53562, 53593, 53701, 53702, 53703, 53704, 53705, 53706, 53707, 53708, 53711, 53713, 53714, 53715, 53716, 53717, 53718, 53719, 53726
Area code 608
FIPS code 55-48000
GNIS feature ID 1581834
Government (Mayor) Satya Rhodes-Conway (D)
Government (Body) Madison Common Council
Government (City) 101.53 sq mi (262.96 km2)
Government (Land) 79.57 sq mi (206.09 km2)
Government (Water) 21.96 sq mi (56.88 km2)
Area (City) 101.53 sq mi (262.96 km2)
Area (Land) 79.57 sq mi (206.09 km2)
Area (Water) 21.96 sq mi (56.88 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 269,840
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 80th WI: 2nd
Population (2020) (Density) 3,391.23/sq mi (1,309.33/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 401,661 1 (US: 93rd)
Population (2020) (Metro) 680,796 (US: 87th)
Population (2020) (CSA) 910,246 (US: 61st)
Population (2020) (Demonym) Madisonian

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Madison is the capital city of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the seat of Dane County. As of the 2020 census the population was 269,840 which made it the second-largest city in Wisconsin by population, after Milwaukee, and the 80th-largest in the U.S. The city forms the core of the Madison Metropolitan Area which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties for a population of 680,796. Madison is named for American Founding Father and President James Madison. The city is located on the traditional land of the Ho-Chunk, and the Madison area is known as Dejope, meaning "four lakes", or Taychopera, meaning "land of the four lakes", in the Ho-Chunk language.

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