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Madison County is  located in Mississippi, just ten miles north of the state capital and within the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county, which includes the cities of Canton, Madison, Ridgeland, and Flora, boasts the highest per capita income in Mississippi.

With I-20 and I-55 intersecting just outside its borders, Madison County offers easy access to most major cities in the South and Sunbelt regions of the U.S. In fact, Madison County is within 200 miles of New Orleans and Memphis, within 400 miles of Atlanta and Dallas, and puts goods and services within a day’s drive to over 75 major metropolitan markets and one-third of the nation’s population.

Madison County has equal access to all points in Mississippi as well. Residents of Madison County can be in northern Mississippi or enjoying Mississippi’s Gulf Coast within two hours of leaving home.

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Jags win C Spire coding challenge

Apr 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 6:00 PM The Madison Central High School team celebrates their first...

St. Catherine’s Village to expand

Apr 24, 2017

Joe Lee, Herald correspondent 3:31 p.m. CT March 14, 2017 Priscilla Fitch, a retired realtor...


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