Madison is located in Madison County (of which it is the county seat) east of Tallahassee between Tallahassee and Live Oak along Highway 53 near the Withlacoochee River and the Georgia state line. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,356, an increase of 11 since 1990.
There is also a Madison, Wisconsin.
This community was named in honor of President James Madison, the city was founded in 1838.
In the heart of downtown Madison is home to the Four Freedom monument. President Franklin D. Roosevelt commissioned the monument in honor of the late Captain Colin P. Kelly, a Madison native and the first U.S. war hero of World War II.
Cherry Lake offers excellent swimming, fishing and boating. Three pristine rivers form the eastern and western boundaries of Madison County, the Suwannee, Withlacochee, and Aucilla, and all offer great canoeing, fishing and swimming.
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Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
Springtime Tallahassee Tallahassee FL April6 The festival includes a lot of fun for families and friends, such as: the Grand Parade, Jubilee in the Park, Children's Park, and the entertainment stages throughout the Jubilee with local and national entertainment acts.
Catfish Festival Crescent City FL April5-6 Since April 1978, the Rotary Club of Crescent City has held its annual 'Catfish Festival the first Saturday of April at Crescent City's Eva Lyon's Park. This massive volunteer effort has one significant purpose: raising money for college/vocational school scholarships for the high school children in our community. After costs are paid, every dollar generated is used for scholarships.
Santa Fe Comm College Spring Arts Festival Gainesville FL April6-7 The festival is one of the three largest annual events in Gainesville and is known for its high quality, unique artwork. It is held in the downtown historic district, nestled amid restored turn-of-the century homes, stately palms and abundant azaleas. More than 130,000 visitors are anticipated each year.
Old Florida Celebration of the Arts Cedar Key FL April13-14 Saunter down Historic 2nd Street while enjoying fine art from a select group of incredibly talented artists. Award-winning fine art: paintings, sculptures, jewelry, crafts, ceramics, textiles, photography.
The Levy County Fair Williston FL April11-14 The Levy County Fair is a non-profit endeavor permitted by the State of Florida Department of Agriculture as a sanctioned County Fair.