Madison County

Madison County came into being with the division of Clarke, Elbert, Franklin, Jackson and Oglethorpe counties in 1811. James Madison, fourth president of the United States, is honored in the name. Danielsville, the county seat, is named for General Alien Daniel of the state militia. As a young captain he served in the Revolutionary War and in later life donated land for the town site.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 147, Danielsville GA 30633
Telephone 706.795.6302
Fax 706.795.2997

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Madison County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 11455 (State Rank: 62)
Incorporated Millage Rage 12.156
Unincorporated Millage Rate 11.158
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 16.99
School Bond 0.826
Total Incorporated 29.972
Total Unincorporated 28.974


County Officials